Re: installing debian ppc
At 18:00 -0500 1999-02-26, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
We might want to make BootX available on the FTP somewhere, once we
figure out how to install via it...
That's trivial. My plan is to have BootX app + kernel + ramdisk image
+ correct settings file on the HFS part of the CD, that way we can
tell Mac people to just double-click the BootX app to start the
Knows someone the format for floppies/cdroms that OF can
of the bootsector/MBR)
I don't think you can make a floppy actually bootable. What we do on
the powermac side involves an HFS floppy and an XCOFF boot image.
You can actually, the NetBSD/macppc folks have raw disk images that
pmac OF can boot from with "boot fd:0".
Joel Klecker (aka Espy) <URL:http://web.espy.org/>
Debian GNU/Linux PowerPC -- <URL:http://www.debian.org/ports/powerpc/>