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SubjectRe: 2.6 must-fix list, v2
On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 04:38:54PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 02:57:08PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > - ACPI needs the relax patches merging to work on lots of laptops
> >
> > Working in 2.4.21-ac, Toshiba cheap laptops now run a treat. Forward
> > port looks like a patch command
> >
> >
> > Other items:
> >
> > PC9800 is not fully merged - most of this I think is 2.7 stuff but a few
> > bits might be 2.6 candidate
> >
> > SH3/SH3-64 need resynching, as do some other ports. No impact on
> > mainstream platforms hopefully
> That brings up another issue: what ports do regularly work with 2.5
> mainline? I've been working with David to get all those core changes ia64
> needs (and there's still a lot) sorted out so maybe 2.6 will work out of
> the box. I guess some other arches (parisc, mips?) will need similar
> work.

mips definitely needs work. I don't know that there exists a working
2.5 mips port.

I told Ralf I would work on getting it booting on my Indy, and have been
slowly working through that. There is also some mips work in the
linux-mips cvs tree.

That's definitely a "todo"


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