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Re: install onto a 7500

On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 09:54:33PM -0400, John S. J. Anderson wrote:
> "Chris Tillman" <tillman@voicetrak.com> writes:
> > Instead of rescue.bin, you need hfs-boot-floppy.img. It's all in the manual.
> Yeah, thanks, I figured that out via trial and error. In case anybody
> ends up in the same situation I was in (I didn't have a full MacOS to
> use that image from), you can copy that to hard disk, then boot off
> the MacOS system CD, use the disk tool to make the floppy image, and
> then boot off that floppy. 
> But, that said, that information is _not_ in the manual, at least not
> the one that comes on the binary-1 disk:
> [09:50:52] </mnt/cdrom/doc/install> ## grep hfs *
> [09:52:47] </mnt/cdrom/doc/install> ##

Hmmm. Where did you get your CD image? What files _are_ in there?
Maybe in a subfolder (grep -r)?

> If the powerpc manual actually said to use that disk for OldWorld
> Macs, that would probably be a Good Thing; as it is, it only
> references rescue.bin. Same goes for the manuals I found on the web,
> although obviously I can't show you the grep output for those. 

This is just not true. The woody manual link is in my .sig.

> If there is a place in the documentation where that disk image is
> referenced by name, I'd appreciate it if you could point it out -- I'd
> like to see what I missed.

This is a source grep:

/home/toff/boot-floppies/documentation/en/inst-methods.sgml: <![ %powerpc [ Both the <file/boot-floppy-hfs/ floppy image and the
/home/toff/boot-floppies/documentation/en/inst-methods.sgml:<file/boot-floppy-hfs/ floppy is used to boot the installation system,
/home/toff/boot-floppies/documentation/en/inst-methods.sgml:The <file/boot-floppy-hfs/ floppy uses <prgn>miBoot</prgn> to launch
/home/toff/boot-floppies/documentation/en/rescue-boot.sgml:To boot from the boot-floppy-hfs floppy, place it in floppy drive
/home/toff/boot-floppies/documentation/en/tech-info.sgml:driver disks. You will need the <package>hfsutils</package> package
/home/toff/boot-floppies/documentation/en/tech-info.sgml:<p>Update the boot-floppy-hfs.img disk for initial booting.
/home/toff/boot-floppies/documentation/en/tech-info.sgml:hmount boot-floppy-hfs.img

*------v--------- Installing Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 --------v------*
|      <http://www.debian.org/releases/woody/installmanual>      |
|   debian-imac (potato): <http://debian-imac.sourceforge.net>   |
|            Chris Tillman        tillman@voicetrak.com          |
|                   May the Source be with you                   |

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