[LinuxBIOS] AMD SimNOW question

Jordan Crouse jordan.crouse at amd.com
Tue Jan 8 21:42:10 CET 2008

On 08/01/08 13:23 -0700, Myles Watson wrote:
> On Jan 8, 2008 12:09 PM, Marc Karasek <Marc.Karasek at sun.com> wrote:
> > I am trying to get LinuxBIOS and AMD SimNOW working.
> >
> > I tried to follow the how-to and have run into a brick wall.
> >
> > It gets to the point of compiling linuxbios.  Originally it could not
> > find the file linuxbios-svn-2950.tar.gz file under sources and was
> > failing.  I then got this revision via svn and created this file.  I put
> > it in the sources directory, now the patch file for linuxbios is failing.
> Here's my guess: When you got the revision and made the tarball, your
> directory structure ended up wrong so the patch won't apply.  When you
> check it out from svn you get a LinuxBIOSv2/* and you need a svn/*

Thats probably right - it would be interesting to figure out why SVN isn't
working for you - this is the first time we've had a general SVN failure
like this.

Maybe we need to start using qa.linuxbios.org to as a backup for SVN 

Jordan Crouse
Systems Software Development Engineer 
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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