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Friedrich Oslage wrote:
> If you own a SPARC system with a qla2xxx fibre channel adapter - SUN
> Blade 1000/2000 for instance - you have been through a lot to get it
> working with a recent kernel.
> Before kernel 2.6.18 was released it worked out of the box but then the
> firmware has been removed from the kernel(due to licence issues) and an
> initramfs was required to boot such a system.
> http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/base/sparc/qla2xxx.xml was created to
> assist users in creating such an initramfs.
> Not any more!
Bah, and I put in a lot of work to get that firmware loading working in genkernel :P
Andrew Gaffney http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/
Gentoo Linux Developer Catalyst/Installer + x86 release coordinator