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Bug#370418: failed Installation report for etch beta2 on oldworld PowerPC Mac (beige g3)

On Tue, Jun 06, 2006 at 06:29:10PM -0400, Rick Thomas wrote:
> It's an oldworld Mac (beige G3) and I use MacOS-9/BootX as the  
> bootloader, so I skipped the "install quik bootloader" step during  
> the install (used "continue without bootloader").  That's probably  
> why you aren't seeing anything in the logs about bootloader setup.
> This machine has a partition with sarge on it.  Is it trying to do  
> something with the 2.6.8 kernel from there?  If so, why?!?
> Give me detailed instructions or a pointer to the correct part for me  
> to RTFM, and I'll do the manual initrd generation tonight or tomorrow.

How is your BootX configuration done, could it be that you copied or otherwise
use the wrong ramdisk, namely the one from your sarge install ? Altough this
one will presumably use initrd-tools, and not initramfs-tools.


Sven Luther

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