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Re: port-powerpc/40421: Files required to build rs6000 release

Subject: Re: port-powerpc/40421: Files required to build rs6000 release
From: Wojciech Galazka
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2009 09:30:18 UTC
Newsgroups: fa.netbsd.bugs

The following reply was made to PR port-powerpc/40421; it has been noted by 
GNATS.

From: Wojciech Galazka <wgalazka.dev@xxxxxxxxx>
To: gnats-bugs@xxxxxxxxxx
Cc: port-powerpc-maintainer@xxxxxxxxxx, gnats-admin@xxxxxxxxxx, 
        netbsd-bugs@xxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: port-powerpc/40421: Files required to build rs6000 release
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2009 10:25:36 +0100

 On 1/18/09, Izumi Tsutsui <tsutsui@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
 > The following reply was made to PR port-powerpc/40421; it has been noted by 
 > GNATS.
 >
 > From: Izumi Tsutsui <tsutsui@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
 > To: gnats-bugs@xxxxxxxxxx
 > Cc: port-powerpc-maintainer@xxxxxxxxxx, gnats-admin@xxxxxxxxxx,
 >        tsutsui@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
 > Subject: Re: port-powerpc/40421: Files required to build rs6000 release
 > Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2009 10:58:36 +0900
 >
 >  I don't think it's a good idea to copy stuff from other ports blindly.
 >
 >  - rs6000 doesn't have vga console bootloader (no boot_com0)
 >  - there are many "PReP" strings in sysinst msgs which won't be applicable
 >
 >  I'd suggest to omit at least sysinst until rs6000 gets more proper
 >  device supports and it's actually confirmed.
 >  ---
 
 Hi,
 Thanks for your advice. In the latest iteration I have already removed
 com0 stuff and now I am working on sysinst. I plan to make tests using
 real hardware this coming week. Should the code work I plan to go back
 and add vga stuff then, because my 7006-42t indeed has a vga console.
 

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