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Re: Acard 6260M and PMac Oldworld

On Thu, Apr 17, 2003 at 02:17:25PM +0200, David Ulrich wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a PowerMac 9500MP which run a debian 2.4.18 SMP kernel.
> I want to know if I can install the linux on a HD on an Acard 6260M. I 
> can boot from it? Does the floppy linux installer see the HD on an 
> Acard 6260M?
> It's difficult for me to change for another kernel, in cause of many 
> problems with SMP.....

The new-powermac installer uses a 2.4.18 kernel also. But you may need
to install a module to access special hardware.

You could actually boot the installer with your current system if you
want, giving root=/dev/ram and having the boot loader set up the
root.bin as initrd.


Chris Tillman
- Linux Rox -

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