Re: Testing Sarge on IBM pSeries systems
On Sat, Mar 01, 2003 at 08:01:10PM +1100, Anton Blanchard wrote:
> Hi Rolf,
> > How can I help out testing Sarge on IBM pSeries systems ( I have access to
> > a lab full of these systems )?
> Eventually Id like to see a debian CD that boots on pSeries boxes. I
> built a woody one recently but I run into problems during the install.
> Im not adventurous enough to rebuild the debian installer initrd and
> the kernel I tacked it onto didnt match - it got upset when it got to
> installing kernel/modules I think.
> Is anyone playing with the new installer on ppc? Is it worth trying yet?
I built it a while back, and posted a report (for powermac).
It doesn't have a Mac partitioner yet, but you can set it up
in a chroot using make demo, and skip the partitioning step.
Be sure to post any results to debian-boot, not here. To get
"The way the Romans made sure their bridges worked is what
we should do with software engineers. They put the designer
under the bridge, and then they marched over it."
-- Lawrence Bernstein, Discover, Feb 2003