Re: [PATCH v2 08/12] macintosh/via-pmu68k: Don't load driver on unsupported hardware

From: Michael Schmitz
Date: Tue Jun 12 2018 - 16:12:56 EST


On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 6:53 PM, Laurent Vivier <lvivier@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 12/06/2018 01:47, Finn Thain wrote:
>> On Sun, 10 Jun 2018, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> ...
>> I don't know what the bootloader situation is, but it looks messy...
>> Laurent, does Emile work on these machines?
> No, Emile doesn't work on pmac-nubus, I tried to implement the switch
> from m68k to ppc, but it has never worked.

On the PowerMac 6100 that I installed Linux on many years ago, I'm
pretty sure I used Apple's mkLinux boot loader.

Not sure how that would work with modern kernels and initrds though.
Haven't got that hardware anymore so no way try.



> Laurent