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

Ethan Benson wrote:
> 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).

That was me.

> > I'm looking at the kernel-package code now, and it seems likely that
> > it would break on APUs, Amiga,

APUS stands for Amiga PowerUP System, so APUS _is_ Amiga BTW. As far as
powerpc is concerned, anyway.

> > MBX, and PReP (by defaulting to running LILO).  Can anyone confirm this?  

Yes. Not a big deal on APUS though as we don't have a real bootloader, we just
say no to all LILO questions.

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)    \   Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
CS student, Free Software enthusiast   \        XFree86 and DRI project member

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