Re: potato boot-floppies for powerpc uploaded
On Wed, Oct 20, 1999 at 08:31:48PM +0300, Petter Sundlöf wrote:
> And us regular joe's don't have access to that master.debian.org I guess?
> Anyway, what do you figure my "architecture not supported thing has to
> do with?
It's a boot-floppies check of /proc/cpuinfo. Looking at the kernel I think
your probably claims it is "machine: PowerMac" which is not handled yet
in boot-floppies. I'll fix it for the next release. There may still be
a problem since one thing the pmac kernel code does is use getprops to
check the "model" string in OF, I believe. That will return some thing
different than "PowerMac" in the machine line if it is not NULL.
I you have another Linux boot image like from LinuxPPC that you can boot
and then cat /proc/cpuinfo to tell me what a beige G3 returns that would
help, otherwise maybe Ben H. can chime in regarding what the possible values
are for this field on the newer pmacs.
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