Gentoo Archives: gentoo-sparc

From: "Fabian Hänsel" <fabtagon@×××.de>
To: gentoo-sparc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-sparc] USB keyboard and mouse doesn't work?
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2006 11:11:38
Message-Id: 20061212121203.b547cc27.fabtagon@gmx.de
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-sparc] USB keyboard and mouse doesn't work? by Zhang Weiwu
Zhang Weiwu <zhangweiwu@××××××.com> wrote:

> Do people on this list use 2.6 kernel? I currently have two problems > related to kernel that made me wish to try 2.6 > > I. the RAID bus controller "VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6421 IDE > RAID Controller" do not work even if all IDE controller drivers are > compiled as module on 2.4.32-sparc-r2 sparc-sources kernel. I > hope by installing new kernel there will be better driver > support and thus is looking forward to install new kernel
Wild guess: Do you want to boot from the disk connected to that controller? In this case you had to compile the driver not as a module but as a compiled-in-driver (because without the driver the kernel cannot access the module on the raid). Greetings Fabian -- gentoo-sparc@g.o mailing list