Re: Please Help with m68k Debian-Installer Testing
I'm developing a process for installing debian on a 68k mac without
the use of mac OS, using Laurent Vivert's EMILE. will try adapting to
d-i after i'm done.
On Fri, 3 Sep 2004 07:54:18 -0500, Stephen R Marenka
> First, I'd like everyone to followup to firstname.lastname@example.org.
> That's what I'll be doing.
> Debian-installer is working on releasing rc2 and m68k has recently
> undergone a major reorganization (dropping build times by 2/3's).
> We now have support for amiga, atari, bvme6000, mac, mvme147, mvme16x,
> and q40/q60.
> Further, we're going to be releasing with 2.4.27 instead of the better-
> tested, but security-vulnerable 2.4.26.
> Daily ramdisk builds are at
> Daily iso's are at
> The d-i home page is at <http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/>.
> The Installation Guide has also been updated, particularly chapter 5,
> please read over it and tell me what you'd like to see fixed (both in
> chapter 5 and elsewhere).
> Minimum RAM seems to be about 24MB, although 2.4.x kernel users may get
> away with less (let me know either way).
> Now would be way better than later to get things fixed.
> 1) 2.2.25 does support ext3, although I've had some reports that ext3
> doesn't work right on vme.
> 2) atari-bootstrap needs an update and we're working on it. If the
> current doesn't work, please try
> It allows booting linux on AfterBurner040, CT2, and CT60 accelerator
> cards with small ST-RAM, allows loading the ramdisk to TT/FastRAM,
> fixes Load-to-TTRAM GEMDOS header flag and more. (Thanks Petr!)
> 3) q40 hasn't been tested. I haven't even told Richard Zidlicky that I'm
> building images yet. No bootloader or documentation. I'm slack.
> Hopefully we can get that cleaned up soon.
> All comments welcome.
> Stephen R. Marenka If life's not fun, you're not doing it right!