Re: sarge install problems on powerpc
On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 10:56:41AM +1200, Allen Unueco wrote:
> Colin Watson wrote:
> >On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 01:22:11AM +1200, Allen Unueco wrote:
> >>With 09/05 I can get all the way to installing the base system when I
> >>get an error about there not being able to fine the kernel-install
> >Can you quote the exact error, please?
> In a box labeled "[!!] Install Base System" I get the following error
> No Installable Kernel Found
> No Installable kernel found in the defined APT sources
> The default kernel package is 'kernel-image'
A broken CD, I wonder? Hmm.
> >>With both versions I can't switch to any other virtual consoles. I have
> >>a newer 15" PowerBook G4 and I have been using the 'fn' key but
> >>fn-alt-F* doesn't do anything. Because of this I haven't really be able
> >>to fine out what is going on.
> >Use the Command/Apple key instead.
> I've tried a lot of key combos and I can't get any of them to switch
> between consoles.
All I can say is that Command-F2 etc. (no Fn) works for me with the
British English keymap.
> I don't know if this relates but one of the reasons I don't have debian
> running on this PowerBook right now was I had installed a Sarge netinst
> CD about 3 months ago and after reboot my keyboard was unusable. It
> seemed like the keyboard was mapped improperly. At the login prompt most
> keys didn't create letters and the ones that did were very random and
> often repeated the same letter so I didn't think the problem was only a
> wrong keymap but a broken keymap.
You were using an ADB keymap; this should have been fixed quite some
time ago now. See:
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]