Re: PowerPC Base Files
> >Direkt bootstrapping isn't possible (for hd). Untaring to harddisk and startin
> >is not possible, because the /etc/fstab doesn't exist and also for e.p. quik
> >doesn't know from where it should boot.
> Once I get it untar'd onto the partition, I can create an /etc/fstab
> using an editor from mklinux. Then I should be able to use bootx to
> find the kernel, right?
Yes, in this way it should be possible.
> (There is a kernel in the base set, right?)
Yes, there is an kernel in the base, but this kernel is for a chrp
machine. This means: it doesn't work on your machine. Powermac is not
the only one powerpc machine type.
In two or three days - this depends on linus and if linux-2.1.126 is then
available - i'll upload the 2.1.12x source and possible three kernel
images for our archive (masters Incoming).
> What I'm thinking of is starting from MkLinux and using it to put debian
> on another partition.
These two are incompatible! MkLinux uses the old libc, debian/powerpc use the
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