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Re: Fwd: Potato r5 install on an OldWorld - performa 6360

"Chris Tillman" <tillman@voicetrak.com> writes:

> Case 1: trying to read rescue.bin from CD after booting from floppy
> Mar 23 13:46:26 (none) user.err dbootstrap[38]: Please place the first
> Debian CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive.
> Mar 23 13:46:30 (none) user.info dbootstrap[38]: installing kernel and
> modules from /instmnt/dists/potato/main/disks-powerpc/current
> Mar 23 13:46:30 (none) user.info dboostrap[38]: invalid compressed data
> -- format violated

Bad CD -- or bad cd device, or bad kernel driver.  At any rate,
fundamentally a hardware issue.

> Case 2: trying to read driver disk 1 from floppy
> Mar 28 16:59:58 (none) user.err dbootstrap[38]:ioctl fdflush failed (
> not fatal): Unknown error 515
> Mar 28 17:02:43 (none) user.err dbootstrap[38]:This is disk 1 of 2 in
> the drv14pmac series of 15-Apr-2001 01:50 CDT. Wrong disk. This is from 
> series drv14pmac. You need disk 1 of series the driver series.

This is bad.  Do you get this using woody as well as Potato?  If so,
then it's a fixable problem, and we need a grave bug opened.

> What else can I do? Ask you a CD is an option?

Hmm?  There's also network/TFTP install which actually should work
pretty well on a NewWorld PowerMac.  See the install manual.

Note that we are only accepting problem reports against the 3.0/woody

...Adam Di Carlo..<adam@onshore-devel.com>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

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