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Re: report on iMacDV/iBook SE (was Re: Installing Debian on an Imac DV)

On Mon, Oct 02, 2000 at 10:48:04PM +0200, Hadess wrote:
> Works nifty indeed. I've used this trick to install Debian on my iMac/DV this 
> week-end. I had a bit more problems with the iBook SE (the new one with DVD), 
> the kernel doesn't recognize the Rage 128 Mobility so the display *seems* to 
> hang after the "Booting..." message. Adding "novideo" to yaboot.conf solves the 
> problem. (I was using the stock kernel from the R0 CDs).
> A couple of things, I'll like to see changed.
> Daniel, I think you are responsible for the PPC boot-floppies: would you add 
> "eject" to it ? Otherwise, you have to use a paperclip to get the CD out on 
> multiple CD installs, with slot-loading iMacs.

Hrm, that should be doable from the dbootstrap menu, we already have
floppy eject.  Anyone see a reason not to add cdroms to the list of
ejectable devices?

> Ethan, your mac-fdisk document should really be added to the Debian/PPC install 
> doc. Invaluable.

Good idea - want to add that to CVS, Ethan?


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|   Debian GNU/Linux Developer    __    Carnegie Mellon University   |
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