Bug#242144: installation-reports: OldWorld PowerMac install (sarge) dies trying to install bootloader
On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 04:29:14PM -0400, Rick Thomas wrote:
> Package: installation-reports
> Severity: normal
> Subject: installation-reports: OldWorld PowerMac install (sarge)
> dies trying to install bootloader
> On OldWorld PowerPC Macs the yaboot bootloader doesn't work.
> Without resorting to "expert" mode ("DEBCONF_PRIORITY=medium" or better)
> there is no way to prevent the d-i from trying to install yaboot.
> The installer should automatically recognize the OldWorld
> subarchitecture and do the equivalent of
> "continue without... bootloader".
It's supposed to do this; the yaboot-installer udeb is not even supposed
to be installable on oldworld systems. What does 'archdetect' say on
Colin Watson [email@example.com]