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Re: Old world status & todo (was Re: d-i oldworld mac: floppies fail on 4400/200 and 7200/75

On Sun, Apr 11, 2004 at 07:13:28PM -0400, glenn wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Apr 2004 10:58:14 +0200
> Holger Levsen <debian@layer-acht.de> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > > > > I apologize to Malte.  You were right.  I was wrong.  The kernel on the
> > > > > floppies seems to be broken.
> > > Ok.
> > >
> > > Now wee need to see why this happens. It seems that nobody was able to
> > > make it work with the boot floppies built by me, is that exact ? Only by
> > > those built by Jeremie.
> > 
> > I can confirm this. Yesterday I've tried your boot.img (from April-09) for 
> > another round, still without success. Jeromies bootfloppy and your root- and 
> > net-driver-floppy work fine.
> > 
> I just tried the 11-April-2004 ppc boot.img and it seems that it does not work.  I get Tux sitting by a Mac, the floppy gets ejected but there are no on screen prompts as with the old installer.  I can insert the root disc and it seems to read it but finishes a short while later with nothing else happening.  I have to eject the disc manually.  This sounds like what has already been described by others.  Is there a working image to be found?

Using Jeremie's boot floppies should do it. We have to fix this.


Sven Luther

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