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Re: Debian 3 disk 1 bootable?

Hello Gaetan,

On Wed Jan 07 2004 at 13:39, Gaétan Quentin <qg_tech@noos.fr> wrote:

> I have an imac (powerpc 750, floppyless) , and have installed
> Mandrake cooker (9.1 in fact..): it works fine. Now i want to try
> Debian. I have downloaded, with jigdo, the first "testing" powerpc
> iso yesterday: debian-31-powerpc-binary-1.iso. It does not boot on
> the imac, unlike Mandrake disks... I have looked inside the iso and
> didn't found vmlinuz image or something like that. In the doc, they
> said that newworld powerpc - like my imac, which has not floppy,
> should boot on cd. Yaboot is still installed since Mandrake did it,
> and when i push the "c" key, the imac it stopping on "booting
> cdrom".

I'd suggest to start with the stable branch (potato), at least if you
have relatively old iMac - everything works (including CD boot)
without a problem for my iMac 350 Summer 2000 (I'm not using testing
at all, except very few packages such as MOL/kernel-image).


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