Re: Bug#774811: debian-installer: debian-testing-powerpc-netinst.iso 2015-01-05 08:58 278M doesn't boot
Since this problem is powerpc specific, I'm putting
firstname.lastname@example.org in copy and since it concerns the
bootability of an ISO image, I also add email@example.com.
On Wed, 07 Jan 2015, intervenant0 wrote:
> I have downloaded debian-testing-powerpc-netinst.iso 2015-01-05
> and I have burned a CD-R disk with the previous named iso.
> Then, I put the CD on my PowerMac G4 Gigabit
> Ethernet and hold on the keyboard key named Option for booting on it.
> The CD doesn't appear on boot screen. I make this twice, first with a
> CD-R from imation, then with a CD-R from maxell, same results. Then I
> have checked my CD-DVD drive by booting on my previous install CD :
> debian-7.4.0-powerpc-netinst.iso and I succeed to boot.
[ in another mail ]
> Dear Maintainer, I have continued and tried an other iso :
> Then, I put the
> CD on my PowerMac G4 Gigabit Ethernet and hold on the keyboard key named
> Option for booting on it. The CD doesn't appear on boot, so I have chose
> Linux logo and clicked on it. So then, I have seen displayed :
> First Stage Debian GNU/Linux Bootstrap
> Press l for GNU/Linux,
> x for MacOSX,
> c for CDROM
> Stage 1 Boot:
> End of display
> I have typed c and then the screen display following what was already
> displayed :
> Booting CDROM...
> DEFAULT CATCH!, code=fffffff6 at %SRR0:
> End of display
Does anyone have any idea why jessie ISO images would not be bootable
on an old G4 ?
Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer
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