Re: updated powerpc debian-installer builds
On Sat, Sep 20, 2003 at 02:38:45PM +0200, Gaudenz Steinlin wrote:
> I just updated my webpage with the debian-installer images for
> powerpc. The images contain the d-i udebs (modules) that are currently
> in the archive. Please test the installer and report bugs. There are
> probably plenty of them.
>  http://www.soziologie.ch/users/steinlin/d-i/
I tried this one out on my iMac, but didn't get too far. The boot
stops right after finding and mounting the ramdisk image; it says
Warning: console cannot be opened.
I noticed that the vmlinux you have on the site downloaded to my
machine in text/plain format. Do you think that might corrupt it? The
images on the debian ftp server are named *.bin so that programs
download them in binary format.
I didn't try it by netbooting, but instead by putting the files
(vmlinux, yaboot, yaboot.conf, net-initrd.gz) on an hfs partition
and then pointing OpenFirmware to them directly:
Will the net-initrd.gz work in this case?
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