Re: OldWorld Mac-specific problems; perhaps drop?
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On Wed, 12 Jul 2006 18:31:39 +0200
Holger Levsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> You filed this as #377152 - but there is also netbooting, which might
> have problems on oldworld because of the size of the initrd, see
netboot also only works with built-in ethernet (which I don't have and
therefore can't test)
> Also there is support for floppy booting in quik, it just doesn't
> work at the moment. But IMHO there is a realistic chance to make this
> work so we can have it in RC1 or 2.
If this can be made to work for etch, and the kernel not booting
gets fixed, then I withdraw my concerns about claiming to support old
world mac. As it stands, however, it's not working.
> But even using the current miboot-floppies is not the end of the
> world... it's just non-free :(
And can't be pointed to in the official manual aiui, and therefore
won't be found by people like me, who start with the manual.
And that's my crabbing done for the day. Got it out of the way early,
now I have the rest of the afternoon to sniff fragrant tea-roses or
strangle cute bunnies or something. -- Michael Devore
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