Re: NEWS for debian-boot
Chris Lawrence wrote:
> > I understood Chris was going to set up m68k in general. There's no
> > way to boot Ataris from CD (as far as I know), and Macs would be
> > possible to boot from CD but none of the m68k maintainers knows how
> > :-)
> That's correct, there's no point in making separate CDs for Mac, Atari
> and Amiga. It may be possible to boot from CD on these platforms, but
> at least on the Amiga there are a lot of things that won't work if you
> boot from CD (some devices need to be pre-initialized, the bootloader
> requires the ROM patches to be loaded, etc.). [My understanding on
> the Mac is that you can copy a System Folder onto the CD image to make
> it bootable.] Plus we'd need licenses for AmigaOS and MacOS. Bottom
> line is bootable isn't going to happen.
I didn't think about the MacOS licensing issues. Just putting a System
on a plain ISO CD isn't going to work; MacOS needs extensions to cope with
CDs (for 7.5.5 at least, and possibly 7.6).
Anyway, first things first. libc6-22.214.171.12481211-1 hosed /lib/ld.so.1 on
my system and that did persist even after downgrading to 2.0.7v-1 :-(
That seems fixed now, I'll just have to rebuild everything again.
> > The m68k buildds don't do non-free and possibly non-us IIRC. Keeping up with
> > main is quite enough.
> It would be nice if the buildd at least kept up with non-us (I
> couldn't care about non-free except possibly xv... and with eeyes and
> the GIMP available nobody should need xv anymore).
The buildds might even be doing non-us. Non-US is probably not that much
work, just that you and I can't do it. Christian might need to take those.