Re: PowerPC boot images
Shaun Kruger <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I have been trying to get woody to boot on my RS/6000 43P. The default
> ISO for potato seemed to work except for one of the SCSI drivers. I found
> that using SYM53C8xx driver instead of the NCR53C8xx driver cleared up
> this problem. The latter of the two got stuck in an infinite
> init->abort->init... loop. Having built my own 2.4 kernel for use on my
> system I am now only having trouble getting it to load the initial
> ramdisk. At boot time it isn't even trying to load the ramdisk despite my
Did you pass root=/dev/ram ?
> At this, I am wondering how I may make my image like that of the PPC
> boot and burn it to an ISO image. Have I missed the documentation
> when looking? Any help with how to generate a basic ISO for a
> network install would be much appreciated.
You can get the source to the boot-floppies at:
Also see the debian-cd module.