LiveCD not recognising latest PPC Powerbooks

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at
Mon Apr 3 05:24:52 PDT 2006

Dragos Ionita wrote:

> I've got one of the last PPC Powerbooks and recently put on CLFS.
> However, these latestes Powerbooks use different IDE controllers,
> which aren't recognised by the current LiveCD PPC isos.
> They're also not recognised by most other PPC Linux distros,
> except for the latest.
> The reason is that the new IDE controller drivers is only available
> in the newer kernels, >=2.6.15.

This mans that we won't fix the problem until linux-2.6.16 is merged to LFS 
trunk. Currently, it is only in the udev_update branch, and there are a lot of 
things to fix there before merging.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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