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Re: Debian on mac68k

On Tue, 23 Feb 2016, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:

> On 02/23/2016 04:41 PM, Mac User wrote:
> > I loaded the tarball to my main Linux partitions on an LC III after 
> > booting into a rescue partition. I didn't see any modules in the link 
> > you posted, but I can create those later. Is the 3.16.2 config file 
> > for a generic 3.16.2 kernel, or are there patches to apply?
> This is a generic m68k kernel. However, it seems that you need a 
> customized kernel for your Mac since the generic kernel is currently 
> missing some patches.

Right. If Stan was not using 5380 SCSI then unpatched kernels should be 
fine. Again, this is documented on the status page on the 
mac.linux-m68k.org web site.

> > Unfortunately, the 3.16.2 kernel didn't boot on my 36 MB LC III; I'm 
> > using Penguin 19 for the booter; it's configured to take up almost all 
> > the RAM. I tried with and without the initrd.
> Use the kernel that Finn just created for your machine, see:

It's not limited to Stan's machine, it should work fine on any 68k Mac 
hardware (notwithstanding userspace requirements, like systemd).


> > https://lists.debian.org/debian-68k/2016/02/msg00047.html
> Adrian

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