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Re: install onto a 7500

On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 09:01:08PM -0500, Bruce A. Burdick, Jr. wrote:
> > OldWorlds can't boot from a Debian CD
> Why not? The 1999 and 2000 LinuxPPC CDs were bootable on OldWorld and
> NewWorld boxes. Jeff Carr personally futzed with my Lombard PowerBook to get
> it to boot at MacWorld SF 2000. Can Debian repurpose their work? Is the boot
> code on the CD not GPL?
> Not complaining, just wondering,
> -B...

It's been discussed at length on the list several times, starting
about 3 years ago. Yes, you're exactly right, the CD boot drivers are
Apple proprietary.

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