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Re: Fwd: Re: Fw: Woody install docs and Nubus

On Sat, Jul 20, 2002 at 04:12:18PM +0100, Clive Menzies wrote:
> Thanks Chris
> Doh!  After I mailed you I worked out how to complete the install 
> using the manual keymap ;-)
> Since then I've had Eudora break on me on this machine, and then 
> repairing it by swapping files over the network with the 8100/80, I 
> seem to have broken the Mac side of that completely.  The original 
> MacOS disk has disappeared off the desk top and I don't have a Mac OS 
> on the second disk I use for Linux.  In addition it doesn't seem to 
> want to boot of the 8.6 CD but 9.0 seems to work ;-(
> So whilst I'm reluctant to put such a bloated system on it it may be 
> the only option and then it's back to MachKernel in the system folder 
> etc.
> As part of the process of booting into Linux, Lilo is configured in 
> the MkLinux control panel on the Mac side.  In there I set 
> rootdev=/dev/sdb6.  So I'll try your append recommendation when I've 
> rebuilt the Mac side to get back into Linux.

Oh, I see, the MkLinux booter. Well, who knows whether that kernel will 
understand that setting, but it's worth a try. If the kernel config
contains mac_hid, it will probably work.

You might well be able to get your old Mac partition to mount again
using Disk First Aid on the MacOS CD, or the Update Drivers option in
Drive Setup.

*------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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