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Re: Bug#201857: does not build on powerpc

On Sat, Jul 19, 2003 at 12:19:11PM +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> * Matt Kraai 
> | On Sat, Jul 19, 2003 at 09:35:30AM +0100, Alastair McKinstry wrote:
> | > is it possible to use floppies formatted for 1.6 M on the powerpc?
> | > If so, we will use the 'full' busybox-cvs-udeb; if not it might be
> | > very hard to build powerpc floppies.
> | 
> | I don't know, my iBook2 doesn't have a floppy drive.  I don't know
> | if you can even boot a Mac from a floppy.
> you can, it's the only way to boot oldworlds, iirc, at least.

Well, not the only way. BootX can boot the installer from or a linux
installation from MacOS, and quik can boot an already-installed
system. Sometimes. But no CD booting anyway.

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