Re: oldworld G3 powerbook / cd boot
C. Thomas writes:
> I'm trying to install debian to an oldworld style G3 powerbook
> (lombard? wallstreet? i'm not sure).
If it's OldWorld, it must be a Wallstreet or earlier.
> Regardless, it doesn't appear to have openfirmware so apple-c won't
> make the debian cd boot.
It does have OpenFirmware, but still the Debian CD is not bootable.
> So, I followed the install instructions and went to grab woody's
> bootX binaries.
> Any suggestions?
Gee, I didn't even know there were BootX binaries in woody. I use
BootX_1.2.2.sit from <URL:http://www.penguinppc.org/~benh/> on my
OldWorld Macs. This works very well, just make sure that you transfer
the kernel and initrd to your Mac OS partition after installation.
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