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Re: Woody/sid Apple G4 install question

One more question; I am preparing this install on a i386-based computer. How
would I go about preparing powerpc boot disks? I tried changing the 'archs'
line in the config file to just i386 and powerpc, but only i386 boot-floppies
got created to the best of my knowledge when I ran make release.

- Jimmy Kaplowitz

On Sun, Jul 01, 2001 at 05:15:34PM -0400, Jimmy Kaplowitz wrote:
> Hi there boot people. I have a simple question: I am soon (Tuesday) going to be
> doing an install of Debian on an Apple G4. (Of course, this has no floppy
> drive, so I'd have to boot off of a CD-ROM.) Should I use a potato CD and then
> upgrade to woody or sid over the available T1-speed DSL connection, or would
> it be better to roll my own woody CDs? If so, what settings, packages, etc.
> would you recommend using? Do I need to put any packages on it, or can I
> download everything over the DSL? Since -boot is responsible for debian-cd and
> boot-floppies, I am asking here. Thanks for any and all replies. If this is
> off-topic, just tell me where to ask and I'll humbly apologize for being OT and
> then go ask somewhere else.
> - Jimmy Kaplowitz
> jimmy@debian.org

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