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Re: Guide for Oldworld Powermac d-i test using BootX and netinst CD

On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 08:40:13AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 10:32:35PM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> > I tested d-i using BootX.
> Cool. Tell me again though, there are some oldworld pmacs which can't do
> this and need miboot, right ?

The reason we still need the miBoot/floppy solution is that BootX requires
MacOS, and lots of people don't have it or don't want to keep it around.

> > 3) Start BootX. Set the Options to use a root disk, and Browse to the
> > root.bin you just copied in. Make sure the no-video-driver box is
> > _not_ checked (at least on my box). Add the boot argument:
> > 
> > init=/linuxrc
> I thought this was not necessary anymore. What is the exact status on
> this ?

Dunno. The image I used was from Monday ... I don't think they've changed
that yet.

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