Re: Woody installation on IBM 44P-170 - Success & boot-floppies/debian-installer
On Mon, 2002-07-29 at 18:11, Rolf Brudeseth wrote:
> Well, I was finally able to get Woody installed on an IBM 44P-170 (Power3)
> I can document the steps if there is an interest. I booted via BOOTP/tftp,
> downloaded the kernel, basedebs.tar and driver.tgz with wget, and got the
> rest with dselect/apt.
Yes, please. Could you put your work up on a web page somewhere?
> I do not think that 'boot-floppies' would have to be modified much to work
> properly; however, since 'debian-installer' is what will ship on the next
> release I will see where I can help out there.
I'd like to see what modifications you had to make to boot-floppies
By the way, I've just started porting debian-installer to powerpc. I'd
love to have your help. The main things that will need modification for
IBM boxen are in debian-installer/tools/yaboot-installer/.
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