Subject: Re: AW: Restore CD 2.0-1 may still have issue for some install
To: Andreas Fuchs <>
From: Pete Rushmere <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 03/10/2005 16:49:22

         You are quite right, that works! Although I had a problem with=20
MAKEDEV and had to do:

cd /dev
./MAKEDEV panel

after that, no probs.

Kind Regards,

At 14:00 10/03/2005, Andreas Fuchs wrote:
>I'm not shure, but in my notices i found this related to 1.6-current
>for the panel to run
>     /dev/MAKEDEV panel
>     rm /dev/lcd
>     ln -s /dev/panel0 /dev/lcd
>     test with:
>     echo "i am a qube" > /dev/lcd
>So it seems that already in 1.6-current the panel was at /dev/panel0
>Andreas Fuchs
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>Auftrag von Daniel Ouellet
>Gesendet: Donnerstag, 10. M=E4rz 2005 09:38
>An: Peter Rushmere
>Betreff: Re: Restore CD 2.0-1 may still have issue for some install ***
>Feedback please ***
>Peter Rushmere wrote:
> >>
> >> Here is a propose kernel configuration for the 2.0 Restore CD.
> >>
> >
> >
> > Looks good to me.. I'll send you my dmesg when I get home tonight.
> > Would like to see the lcd panel in there, I know it's not everybody's
> > preference but can always be disabled in inetd.conf ...
>I would to like to see the:
>lcd0            at mainbus?
>as well. But I don't see it as an option in the 2.0. I saw a few emails on
>the list saying the code is now in the default kernel. We should confirm
>this and if so, then the kernel configuration file of the Cobalt should
>reflect that as well.
>Or may be it was rename:
>panel0          at mainbus? addr 0x1f000000
>Or that could still be only the button.
>Not sure.
>We should get confirmation of this and yes definitely would be nice to have
>the display! (:>