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Re: Installing Debian/m68k on an Amiga

On Thu, 24 May 2001, peter karlsson wrote:

> I partitioned the hard-disk using the fdisk in the Debian installer
> (since it seems HDToolBox never got installed when I re-installed the
> Amiga after I bought it), but I can't get it to recognize the
> partitions.

HDToolBox should be in SYS:Tools/ after installation.

> but the installer program says that I do not have any swap partitions,
> and if I select to skip using swap, it says that there are no Debian
> native partitions either. I did re-start Linux after partitioning, just
> to make sure.

Hrm, I had the same problem, for some reason it didn't find my harddisk.
Does it say something along these lines somewhere? (The Debian installer
can install NFS-only systems)

> Did I miss something? Do I need to do some magic with the "Boot" and
> "Mount" flags?

They should be unset for the Linux partitions, as they should neither be
automounted nor searched for boot code by AmigaDOS.


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