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Re: share partition between macosx and debian

On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 09:45:17PM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 11:35:18PM +0200, Gaudenz Steinlin wrote:
> > On Tue, 2003-10-14 at 21:57, Rogério Brito wrote:
> > > On Oct 14 2003, David Röhr wrote:
> > 
> > > I would like to test the new installer on my oldworld in the near future
> > > (and possibly help with reports). If anybody knows of any gotchas, I'd
> > > love to know.
> > > 
> > The d-i team would appreciate your help. We seriously need testers on
> > oldworld, as none of us has access to such hardware. AFAIK d-i is
> > completly untested on oldworld. The first step would probably be to
> > build a kernel 2.4 (needed for devfs) which fits on a floppy, as we were
> > told that this is the only way to boot oldworlds without using
> > proprietary software. Second someone has to write an installer component
> > to install the bootloader for oldworld after a successful installation.
> > 
> > gaudenz
> I can test the installer using BootX, and will let you know as soon as
> I get it going. We still need to trim the kernel down to fit on a
> floppy; and now we know (thanks Michel!) it can be no more than 3.8MB
> uncompressed, to work with quik. I don't feel qualified to do that
> part, but I can floppy-test once it's done.

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