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Package: boot-floppies
Version: 3.0.17
Severity: normal

[I'm not sure if this is the right package to report against but
apt-cache doesn't seem to be giving me any better ideas right now]

Having just installed on a Cube coming from a "little PPC experience" I
have to agree with this.  Branden's iBook page would make a very good
addition to the installation manual - there's a bunch of stuff I
wouldn't have picked up from the manual as it stands in there (in
general, I find the install manual doesn't cover "how do I boot this
?@!* machine into the installer" questions at all well).

The page:
   http://people.debian.org/~branden/ibook.html

-- System Information
Debian Release: 3.0
Architecture: powerpc
Kernel: Linux damiel 2.4.16-ben0 #6 Thu Dec 27 23:26:51 GMT 2001 ppc
Locale: LANG=en_GB, LC_CTYPE=en_GB

Versions of packages boot-floppies depends on:
ii  ash                     0.3.8-32         NetBSD /bin/sh
ii  bf-utf-source           0.01             Source for fonts needed to build b
ii  bison                   1:1.28-8.1       A parser generator that is compati
ii  build-essential         5                Informational list of build-essent
ii  busybox                 1:0.60.2-1       Tiny utilities for small and embed
ii  debhelper               3.0.51           helper programs for debian/rules
ii  debiandoc-sgml          1.1.52           DebianDoc SGML DTD and formatting 
ii  debootstrap             0.1.15.8         Bootstrap a basic Debian system
ii  dosfstools              2.8-1            Utilities to create and check MS-D
ii  dpkg-awk                1.0.1            Gawk script to parse /var/lib/dpkg
ii  file                    3.37-3           Determines file type using "magic"
ii  flex                    2.5.4a-14        A fast lexical analyzer generator.
ii  gawk                    1:3.1.0-1        GNU awk, a pattern scanning and pr
ii  gettext                 0.10.40-1        GNU Internationalization utilities
ii  libbogl-dev             0.1.7-1          Ben's Own Graphics Library - devel
ii  libc6-pic [glibc-pic]   2.2.4-6.0.1      GNU C Library: PIC archive library
ii  libgd-dev               1.8.4-7          GD Graphics Library (development v
ii  libi18n-langtags-perl   0.26-1           Perl module for dealing with RFC30
ii  libnewt-dev             0.50.17-7.3      Developer's toolkit for newt windo
ii  libnewt-pic             0.50.17-7.3      Not Erik's Windowing Toolkit, shar
ii  libpaperg               1.1.1            Library for handling paper charact
ii  libpopt-dev             1.6.2-5          lib for parsing cmdline parameters
ii  libwww-perl             5.53-2           WWW client/server library for Perl
ii  m4                      1.4-14           a macro processing language
ii  man-db                  2.3.20-11        The on-line manual pager
ii  perl [perl5]            5.6.1-5          Larry Wall's Practical Extraction 
ii  pointerize              0.5              Internationalization utilities, ba
ii  python-dev              2.1.1-4          Header files and a static library 
ii  python-xml              0.6.6-5          XML tools for Python [dummy packag
ii  recode                  3.6-3            Character set conversion utility.
ii  slang1-pic              1.4.4-5          The S-Lang programming library, sh
ii  tetex-extra             1.0.2+20011128-1 extra teTeX library files
ii  zlib-bin                1:1.1.3-18       compression library - sample progr
ii  zlib1g-dev              1:1.1.3-18       compression library - development


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