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Re: ppc old-world floppy images broken

On Sun, May 09, 2004 at 08:15:54PM +0200, Malte Cornils wrote:
> I've gotten some hints to proceed after my last report, but before I can do 
> that, I need a floppy boot.img that actually contains a kernel. The current 
> one from
> http://people.debian.org/~luther/debian-installer/daily-powerpc-built/2004.05.09/powerpc-small/floppy/boot.img
> does not even have the resource forks etc., it is just an empty file system 
> (od shows about two screens of output - very sparse for a floppy supposed to 
> contain a kernel ;-))

I've arranged for boot.img to contain the kernel in the next daily
build. However, in order for it to be useful to you (I guess) it'll have
to be bootable, and as far as I know we can't do that until we have
miboot in the archive ...


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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