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

On Thu, 18 Feb 2010, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 9:32 AM, Julian Hernandez Gomez
> <julianhernandez@gmail.com> wrote:
>       Hello Otavio,
>             The squeeze_di_alpha1 uses this installer; so it
>             will give you same result.
> squeeze_di_alpha1 installation failed because it couldn't find the
> BD/DVD/CD-ROM unit.
> This was using a ps3? I don't know if there're different types of
> BD/DVD/CD-ROM units on it.

Even if there are different BD/DVD/CD-ROM units, it doesn't matter as they're
virtualized by the hypervisor. They're all using the ps3rom driver.

> Can you get an lspci of a running system, and a dmesg, for us to check if it
> is a missing module?

There's no (user-visible) PCI bus. All needed drivers are for the PS3 system
bus type, and they should be loaded fine (if present) by udev.

With kind regards,

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