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Bug#382129: Is now a good time to revisit installer not booting on OldWorld PowerMac beige G3?

On Sat, Sep 16, 2006 at 09:50:03AM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Saturday 16 September 2006 09:09, Rick Thomas wrote:
> > Is there someone out there who will work with me to get a kernel that
> > boots to run debian-installer on my beige G3 PowerMac (OldWorld)
> > machine?
> I'd like to see that happen.
> > If not, I think it may be time to withdraw OldWorld PowerMacs from
> > the list of hardware supported by the Debian Installer.
> Note that as I understand there are also problems booting the kernel 
> outside the installer (i.e. just upgrading an installed system), this 
> does not seem to be a Debian Installer issue, but rather a powerpc kernel 
> or kernel configuration issue.

Its actually a problem with the ramdisk generators and/or bootloaders, not the
kernel proper.


Sven Luther

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