K7SEM support broken in freebios?

Thomas Wehrspann thomas at wehrspann.de
Sat Aug 9 17:48:00 CEST 2003

On Saturday 09 August 2003 19:20, Alex Scarbro wrote:
>   Thankyou for the patch, just about to apply it, but realised i don't know 
>what to apply it to.  I'm not familiar with how you guys name the freebios 
>tree.  Ie on the first line it refers to freebios.orig/src/cpu/k7/ then 
>freebios/src/cpu/k7 - do i need two copies of the freebios source tree? (one 
>CVS-downloaded tree left "untouched" and one copy of that tree with the 
>patch applied.  Perhaps it would be worth a little documentation on this 
just change to your freebios directory and
"patch -p1 < /path/to/patch.diff".

>Also, i'm planning to compile on the 2.4.7 Kernel (as per the K7SEM howto),  
>Is there now a more preferred kernel version?  
There are patches for 2.4.17 and/or 2.4.19. Look in your source tree (see 

>And finally, what distro of linux do you guys use for your compilation?  I 
>tried Suse 8.1, but that failed.  Now i'm unsing an aged Redhat 7.2.  Can i 
>use the new Suse 8.2 instead.  Thought id ask first rather than try it only 
>to fail.....again :-)
SuSE 8.0 works fine for me. 


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