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Bug#382129: daily wont boot on OldWorld PowerPC Mac

Package: installation-reports

kernel and initrd from latest daily refuses to boot on OldWorld beige G3 Mac

Hardware used is
	PowerMac G3 (Gossamer)
this is an OldWorld powerpc Macintosh

Boot loader used is
	MacOS-9.2 with the BootX extension.

Kernel version used is
	2.6.16-2-powerpc (Debian 2.6.16-17) (waldu@debian.org)...
taken directly from the businesscard daily install CD

The boot process gets only a small ways in and freezes

The screen contains about half a screen worth of kernel startup messages starting with

Total Memory = 384MB; using 1024kB for hash table (at cff00000)
Linux version 2.6.16-2-powerpc (Debian 2.6.16-17) (waldu@debian.org) (gcc version...
#1 Sat Jul 15 17:39:41 CEST 2006

and so on... ending with

GMT Delta read from XPRAM: 60 minutes, DST: on
time_init: decrementer frequency = 16.708016 MHz
time_init: processor frequency   = 200.690000 MHz


then it hangs.

I can provide more details if necessary, but obviously, there are no log files.


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