Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-user

From: matt hull <mattmatteh@×××.com>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Mac Mini PPC - Is this the right list?
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 20:15:53
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Mac Mini PPC - Is this the right list? by Mark Knecht
> This is my first PPC machine. I have used Gentoo for years as a > user type so I've probably built 30 x86 boxes but never a PPC so I > wasn't sure how to configure the kernel by hand so I swiped the > /proc/config.gz fine from the CD boot environment and pushed it down > into the chroot to use to configure my first PPC kernel. Does that > sound reasonable for a Mac Mini? I ran make oldconfig and just hit > enter until it finished. I figured if that kernel config could boot > the machine from the CD it should be OK for a first kernel from the > hard drive. Would you agree
the gentoo handbook tells you how to configure the kernel. Code Listing 3.1: Invoking menuconfig # cd /usr/src/linux # make pmac32_defconfig # make menuconfig 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. matt


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Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Mac Mini PPC - Is this the right list? Mark Knecht <markknecht@×××××.com>