Re: Release Plans (1999-05-10)
On Wed, May 12, 1999 at 03:09:02PM +0200, Hartmut Koptein wrote:
> > > > > There's also another thing that need to be worked on, the CDs. The
> > > > > script creating the images is not smart enough to select just the
> > > > > good number of packages for each CDs. Currently, the two binary CDs
> > > > > can still be generated for potato but not the source images (they are too
> > > > > big). And many dependencies on the first CD are not met.
> > > >
> > > > For m68k-mac and powermac we need 'hybrid' cd-images (msdos + hfs).
> > >
> > > A bootable CD for PReP will need a special layout as well. prep image +
> > > isofs...looks like we need multiple powerpc binary cd images.
> > And i guess this will be the same for apus systems, ...
> No! Only one (2) cd for all powerpc systems. Please think about a wrapper for this
> or special boot-arguments ... but not 5 different powerpc-images.
I think the issue is the different way that different ppc systems uses to boot
from the CD. I am not entirely sure how amigaos does this, but i bet it is
different from macos ...
Sure, we could choose not to be cd-bootable, best would be to d othis the same
way it is done for linux/m68k cds ..