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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 08:10:33AM -0600, Stephen R Marenka wrote:
> 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
> again.


Wouter Verhelst
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