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Re: Installation problem


Sunofabitch, that's the problem I'm having.  Glad someone smarter and
more energetic than me figured it out :)

Thanks for posting this, quite helpful,

On Thu, 2003-02-13 at 11:13, Bryan Kattwinkel wrote:
> I'm struggling with a similar install of Woody on a Quadra 700. I found 
> that the kernel file and penguin are on the 1st woody cd but you have to 
> dig down into some folders to get there. The process varies a bit from 
> the potato procedure which is better documented (a mac-specific install 
> document on www.mac.linux-m68k.org). I just had to wade through the woody 
> document http://www.debian.org/releases/woody/m68k/install.en.html and 
> that got me almost all the way there.
> The one undocumented problem I solved was that /dev/cdrom was a symbolic 
> link to /dev/sr0, but there was no /dev/sr0 (or /dev/scd0 either). I 
> figured out that I had to switch to the shell screen, type cd /dev and 
> MAKEDEV scd0. This allowed the installer to see the cdrom and install the 
> base system.
> I'm currently struggling with the onboard ethernet (sonic) on the Quadra 
> 700. It seems I really have to hold down a shift key when booting the 
> Mac; disabling extensions with Extension Manager does not seem to have 
> the same effect. This is a problem because I want to run the Quadra 
> without a keyboard attached.
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