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Re: PowerPC boot images

Shaun Kruger <shaun@linuxhost.cc> 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
> args.  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.

ISO images are produced by debian-cd --- just feed it your modified
custom build of boot-floppies, I think, or ask on debian-cd.  In woody
b-f, someone recently committed a script to make a mini-ISO image
which might be of interest.  We're not working on Potato anymore though.

...Adam Di Carlo..<adam@onshore-devel.com>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

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