Re: Debian MacOldWorld installation
On Mon, Mar 20, 2006 at 11:24:52AM +0100, Arnaud Vandyck wrote:
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> Jerome Le Saux wrote:
> > The old power mac floppy driver doesn't work in the 2.6 kernel series.
> > I've been trying to find the time to help fix it. In the meantime, if
> > you can keep a small Mac OS partition around - you can use BootX plus
> > kernel plus a ramdisk with an installer to do a complete system install
> > ... You should not have to touch or use the floppy drive for this, if
> > you are willing to keep Mac OS around ...
> > cheers
> > vinai
> > Finally I succed in installing my debian on my OldWorld.
> > I used bootx ;).
> I succeded in installing Ubuntu with bootx and I had to copy vmlinux and
> initrd.img on the MacOS9 partition at the end of the installation.
Quote from the ubuntu kernel guys : "nobody should use oldworld by now" ...
The miboot foppies should work, i believe.