Re: call for testers: powerpc graphical debian installer
On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 04:46:20PM +0200, Attilio Fiandrotti wrote:
> Sven Luther wrote:
> >On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 03:30:12PM +0200, email@example.com wrote:
> >>Ok, thank you first for your answer. I don't need pcmcia on a server, so
> >>I'll give it a try., since those you can actually deactivate in the
> >>install process.
> >One thing, is that this only applies to 2.6.18, while the images are 2.6.17
> >based yet.
> >>Now my test runs, took longer than I thought.
> >>First I messed up 2 cds by burning them withou yaboot and yaboot.conf
> >>and boot.msg. I took the ones from the netinst directories then. Also I
> >>needed to start via open-firmware ... but that are the small issues.
> >Why nto just burn the mini.iso, which contains all you need ?
> >>First my hardware (from the os x panel) (CPU, graphic card and memory
> >>should be enough info I guess):
> >>Hardware Overview:
> >> Machine Name: Power Mac G5
> >> Machine Model: PowerMac7,3
> >> CPU Type: PowerPC G5 (3.0)
> >> Number Of CPUs: 2
> >> CPU Speed: 1.8 GHz
> >> L2 Cache (per CPU): 512 KB
> >> Memory: 1.5 GB
> >> Bus Speed: 900 MHz
> >> Boot ROM Version: 5.1.8f7
> >>GeForce FX 5200:
> >> Chipset Model: GeForce FX 5200
> >Cool, this are nvidia ones. I would be interested in knowing what /proc/fb
> >to say when you have this one booted.
> Yep: Jen, we need to know output of
> cat /proc/fb
> lspci |grep VGA
> cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep mainboard
Notice that there is no such thing as mainboard on 2.6.15 kernels, ubt a
Maybe it would be better to ask for the machine: field ?