Bug#252426: ppc cd images missing oldworld mac boot floppies
On Thu, Jun 03, 2004 at 07:57:56PM +1000, Peter Lieverdink wrote:
> Package: debian-installer
> Severity: important
> The beta4 and tc1 ppc iso images don't have a bootable floppy image for
> oldworld PPC macs that cannot boot off the CD.
Correct. This is known, but pretty hard to fix since miBoot is not free.
> Additionally, the installer is unable to actually make these Macs
> bootable from HD. I've had no luck with manually configuring 'QUIK'
There is an untested quik-installer package in our repository. It's been
uploaded to ftp-master but not yet accepted.
> and partman doesn't seem to create a yaboot bootstrap partition.
Well, you wouldn't expect it to. yaboot is newworld only.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]