Re: CD Debian Lenny
If anyone has read specs, then has seen that that computer has a CD
reader, (not DVD).
I'm using this express-made address because personal addresses aren't
masked enough at lists.debian.org archives.
El 20/10/15 a les 15:53, Lennart Sorensen ha escrit:
> On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 01:54:09AM -0700, Rick Thomas wrote:
>> Hi Art,
>> I doubt you can buy a Lenny DVD these days. Your best bet is to find a
>> friend with a working DVD burner.
>> After you've got a bootable DVD, take a look at the documentation that
>> Narcis Garcia linked to in his reply. Installing on a PowerPC machine is
>> not different in any important way from installing on an x86 or amd64
>> machine, but it helps to read the docs in any case...
> Well the bootloader is different in general, but yeah other than that it is pretty similar.
>> Hope that helps!
>> On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 1:52 AM, Art Grandi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Hi Rick!
>>> Thanks for your Quick answer. Yes it is a G3 and it is the one model Apple
>>> made impossible to boot with anyother mac OS version than the exact version
>>> that came originnally with it.
>>> I thought lenny would be also a Little lighter than modwern versions, as
>>> it is an o´lder computer with just 526 MB RAM.
>>> I have lost much time the last 2 months trying to burn DVDs from different
>>> versions of Linux -Debian, Mint, Ubuntu and Fedora with an external USB
>>> DVD. In the past I Always burned from my Windows machine which has an
>>> internal burner, but now I want to become independent of windows.
>>> The Jessie version a I tried 8,01 started to install but when i made some
>>> mistake informing hostname it failed and tjhe mac Went dead.
>>> So now I want to try lenny on the dead mac, via yaboot which i iam trying
>>> to learn. I have downloaded Lenny jigdo from my Linux machine and got
>>> positive information from the jigdo that the files were good. I can click
>>> on the DVD´s Icon and see the folders and files in them.
>>> Tried to burn them from many combinations of Linux and burners, both
>>> graphic and command line without success. I Think it must have been an
>>> unlucky combination of problems as Xfburn refuses in all my Linux version
>>> to recognize media in my external DVD, although ´computer can
>>> browse through the DVDs. Brasero could in some versions burn Lennyu to the
>>> DVDs, but the result was a "bin" file EVEN when i choosed "Iso9660" as the
>>> file type in the Brasero option.
> The way I always burn DVD images in linux is:
> growisofs -Z /dev/dvdrw=debianimage.iso -dvd-compat
> I have seen that a lot of external USB dvd writers can read USB powered
> but can only reliably write if using an external power supply. Also some
> are DVD-R or DVD+R only, and not both for writing.
> growisofs is part of the dvd+rw-tools in some Debian releases, and a
> seperate package in others (although dvd+rw-tools will depend on growisofs
> if it is seperate).