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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'
> sofar

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                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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