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From: matt hull <mattmatteh@...>
Subject: Re: Mac Mini PPC - Is this the right list?
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 15:15:46 -0500
<html><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; "><div><blockquote type="cite"><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; min-height: 14px; "><span class="Apple-style-span" style="-webkit-text-stroke-width: -1; ">   This is my first PPC machine. I have used Gentoo for years as a</span></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">user type so I've probably built 30 x86 boxes but never a PPC so I</div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">wasn't sure how to configure the kernel by hand so I swiped the</div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">/proc/config.gz fine from the CD boot environment and pushed it down</div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">into the chroot to use to configure my first PPC kernel. Does that</div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">sound reasonable for a Mac Mini? I ran make oldconfig and just hit</div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">enter until it finished. I figured if that kernel config could boot</div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">the machine from the CD it should be OK for a first kernel from the</div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">hard drive. Would you agree</div></blockquote><br></div><div>the gentoo handbook tells you how to configure the kernel.</div><div><br></div><div><a href="http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-ppc.xml?part=1&amp;chap=7">http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-ppc.xml?part=1&amp;chap=7</a></div><div><br></div><div>Code Listing 3.1: Invoking menuconfig</div><div><br></div><div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; "><font face="Courier" size="1" style="font: 9.0px Courier"># </font><font face="Courier" size="1" color="#0027b5" style="font: 9.0px Courier; color: #0027b5">cd /usr/src/linux</font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; "><font face="Courier" size="1" style="font: 9.0px Courier"># </font><font face="Courier" size="1" color="#0027b5" style="font: 9.0px Courier; color: #0027b5">make pmac32_defconfig</font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; "><font face="Courier" size="1" style="font: 9.0px Courier"># </font><font face="Courier" size="1" color="#0027b5" style="font: 9.0px Courier; color: #0027b5">make menuconfig</font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; "><font class="Apple-style-span" color="#0027B5" face="Courier" size="1"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 9px;"><br></span></font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; "><font class="Apple-style-span" color="#0027B5" face="Courier" size="1"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 9px;">the default enables most if not all the ppc options you might need.  after you get it working you will probably want to start removing some.</span></font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; "><font class="Apple-style-span" color="#0027B5" face="Courier" size="1"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 9px;"><br></span></font></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; "><font class="Apple-style-span" color="#0027B5" face="Courier" size="1"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 9px;">matt</span></font></div></div></body></html>
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