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Re: [srivasta@debian.org: Re: Bug#100579: kernel-image should not run quik on NewWorld PowerMacs]

On Tue, Jul 31, 2001 at 03:05:50AM -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
> So, this problem is hopefully fixed for pmac architectures.  Could
> anyone tell me what problems they've had on non-pmac PowerPC
> architectures?

someone, i don't remember who said it tried to run lilo, which is
totally bizzare since there are no lilo binaries that can exist on
powerpc (and yes he made sure something called lilo didn't somehow get
dropped in /sbin).

> I'm looking at the kernel-package code now, and it seems likely that
> it would break on APUs, Amiga, MBX, and PReP (by defaulting to running
> LILO).  Can anyone confirm this?  Are there any other problems?

yup see recent list archives.  

Ethan Benson

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