cvs commit: src/sys/conf files files.powerpc
wb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Tue Nov 22 20:01:44 GMT 2005
On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 12:16:01PM -0700, Scott Long wrote..
> Wilko Bulte wrote:
> >On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 01:07:12PM -0500, John Baldwin wrote..
> >>On Tuesday 22 November 2005 12:12 pm, Marius Strobl wrote:
> >>>marius 2005-11-22 17:12:49 UTC
> >>> FreeBSD src repository
> >>> Modified files:
> >>> sys/conf files files.powerpc
> >>> Log:
> >>> Move zs.c from files to files.powerpc as zs(4) by now is only supported
> >>> on powerpc (more or less...). That way people updating from FreeBSD 5
> >>> to
> >>> FreeBSD 6 and beyond on sparc64 will get an error from config(8) rather
> >>> than a mysterious compile error when they have a stale 'device zs' in
> >>> their kernel config file.
> >>> MFC after: 2 weeks
> >>I think some Alpha machines (4100?) also use zs(4) for serial console.
> >zs(4)? Hmm, the only oddball Alpha in this sense that comes to mind
> >is Turbolaser (AlphaServer 800)
> Technically there is an esp driver now that could be used to revive TL
> support, but unless there is someone actively interested in it
> _right_now_ I don't think we should make anything contingent on it.
Yes. Last time I tried a CD boot on our Tlaser at work it just bombed
out very early during boot. I did not feel like digging into it, especially
given that I do not expect anyone to have a huge machine like that at home
to hack on (let alone pay for the electricity bill..)
Wilko Bulte wilko at FreeBSD.org
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