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Re: Someone needs to work on d-i for m68k if you want it in sarge

On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 08:53:34AM +0100, Wouter Verhelst wrote:

> If I'm really messing things up (hey, I just got out of bed :), and you
> are using mac, then the best way *you* could help is, really, to make
> sure something more recent than 2.2 runs on macs as soon as reasonably
> possible. Debian-installer relies heavily on things such as DevFS and
> devpts (but especially DevFS), and the absence of a working 2.4 kernel
> for mac68k puts us back at using ugly hacks in userspace to emulate the
> needed parts of that, and is the main reason I haven't been able to
> produce a working debian-installer image yet.

I'm currently using some ugly hacks to get the installer booted on mac
with 2.2.25.  It boots into the installer, but I haven't gotten 
through an install yet. Hopefully archdetect support will help.

I expect to make some good progress next week when I'm near my test box


Stephen R. Marenka     If life's not fun, you're not doing it right!

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