Re: Problem installing debian on G3 beige
On Sat, Jan 06, 2001 at 01:06:41PM -0800, Mark Jaroski wrote:
> > I installed it on a new hard disk.. I have macos on another hd
> > which is not installed..
> Ahhhh... It only supports two IDE drives...
but I've got only a scsi drive connected to the adaptec controller..
Only the cdrom is ide.
> I had the same problem, so I took out the CD-ROM and replaced it
> with a scsi CD-Rom from an older Mac.
I installed the base system (base2_2.tgz) from the net via the
http access method (standard debian installation, like on i386).
I need to boot to finish installation..
> Does your machine have a Zip drive by any chance? I really
> never had any luck trying to boot from floppies on the Beige G3,
> but if we could construct a Mac rescue disk with BootX you'll be
> in business very quickly.
no zip drive :( (but I can borrow it from friends)
Mirko Manea <email@example.com>