Re: Installing Debian on a PowerPC 8500
On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 09:49:17PM +0200, silver wrote:
> Hi ,
> i have woody installed on my 8500...started with potatoe...
> i just booted up with the boots floppies.
> for booting debian later you have to use bootx from a hfs partition
Thanks a lot for your answer :-) but now, I have one more question...
How do I boot from those floppies and how can I make them?
I'm a PC user, and I started to play with macs recently :)
> should be documented in the install docs.
> On Freitag, Juli 19, 2002, at 10:43 Uhr, Carlos de la Cruz wrote:
> >Hi! I have a problem installing Debian in an "Old World Mac"
> >Please, could you help me? :-)
> >How do I get the openfirmware console in my PowerPC 8500? I tried the
> >sequence alt-command-blah and It doesn't works. I only get a black
> >When I executed "Apple system disk" it told me "OpenFirmware" ->input:
> > output: ttya
> >Do I need a serial terminal for operating openfirmware?
> >:) Sorry for my ugly English. I will try to find some time this summer
> >to ''refine'' it x-DD
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