Bug#241228: Oldworld from floppy, installing the kernel fails
Sven Luther wrote:
> Another solution would be for base-installer to install the -powerpc
> kernel on your box too, since the main reason to use the -powerpc-small
> kernel is so that it will fit on a floppy with miboot.
Would it be possible to restrict use of "-powerpc-small" kernel to just
the floppy with miboot?
The "-powerpc' kernel works great for me with BootX, and I'd rather not
have to deal with loading drivers if I can avoid it. Especially when
the IDE disk driver (and the like) are so commonly needed that they are
going to be built-in to any kernel that doesn't have to fit on a 1.4MB floppy.