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Re: FC3 PPC development tree / installing FC3 on B&W PowerMacG3

On Fri, 2004-11-26 at 07:00 +0000, Michael A. Peters wrote:

Please follow-up to fedora-ppc lists infradead org

> Not using dhcp - using a static IP on my lan.
> Network init script says it was starting, but eth0 was never brought  
> up.

Later, when the computer starts, if ifup eth0 doesn't work, can you
bring the interface up manually using ifconfig ?

> It's possible that the network (ifcfg-eth0) setting set up by YDL were  
> not sufficient for FC - I tried manually adjusting ifcfg-eth0 to look  
> similar to the ifcfg-eth0 on an x86 FC3 box, but that didn't work -  
> even when I tried modprobing various modules I thought might be  

Why did you install YDL to bootstrap fedora? Fedora itself installs fine

> responsible. I also tried running the network config tool - it didn't  
> recognize eth0. I suspect it may be fixed by a newer kernel, but there  
> were deps not installed when I tried to install it - I really need to  
> get one of those USB keychain thingies, but I don't have one.

What kernel is this?

> I tried modprobing mace, sungem, a few others that looked reasonable (I  
> believe mace is the correct one) - but the installed kernel is kind of  

sungem is the correct one. What iMac exactly do you have? We would
appreciate lspci output

> old (from C3T2). I want to try with a newer kernel before I file any  
> bug reports. I also want to pick up a USB key before I file a bug  
> report, to make it easier to try different kernels.


> While I highly doubt this has anything to do with it, this is a first  
> gen iMac but it has a Newer 433 G4 cpu daughtercard installed (opposed  
> to the 233 G3 it came with) - It's the second rev of the mobo (the one  
> used for Rev B/C/D iMacs)

Hmm, post lscpi in your next post (only to fedora-ppc list). What
does /proc/cpuinfo report ? (this is just for my curiosity)
Colin Charles, byte aeon com my
"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, 
then you win." -- Mohandas Gandhi

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