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RE: Has anybody recently done a Debian install on a playstation-3?

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> Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 16:37:53 -0200
> Subject: Re: Has anybody recently done a Debian install on a playstation-3?
> From: otavio@ossystems.com.br
> To: fabianoma@gmail.com
> CC: geoffrey.levand@am.sony.com; debian-powerpc@lists.debian.org; debian-boot@lists.debian.org; thegame4121982@msn.com
> Hello Fabiano,
> On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 2:48 PM, Fabiano Manoel de Andrade
> <fabianoma@gmail.com> wrote:
> >        The installation was sucesfull without any modification. The ps3 net
> > card was recognized and configured. The only thing is the message of the
> > installer that no suitable kernel image package can be found, and that
> > no bootloader was installed. I just install manually the kernel and
> > configure the yaboot.conf.
> >
> >        Next I will try the squeeze_di_alpha1.
> The squeeze_di_alpha1 uses this installer; so it will give you same result.
> We need people to investigate the kernel issue for next release; if
> you're up to, please contact me.
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Hello, I have successfully installed Debian Squeeze on my ps3 using the build from feb 12 using a microsdhc card. The only problem I encountered was that it could not find the correct kernel to install therefore a kernel had to be manually installed after the installation completed. The message was something to the effect of no installable kernels were found in the defined sources. If there are enough interested people who use Debian on the ps3, then maybe we can have this fixed. Thank you to everyone who has helped progress Debian on the ps3 to where it is today.

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