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Re: Install debian RS/6000 44P Model 170

On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 04:52:30PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 11:13:24AM -0500, Benjamin Alvarado wrote:
> > Hi, everyone
> > 
> > How I can boot a RS/600 44P Model 170?, because I read many howto's for
> > install debian
> > in a RS/600, but just I can boot from the floppy or by netboot,
> > I don't know if my boot image are wrong o what happen, and I don't know
> > if this machine
> > is a CHRP or PreP, if is a server or a workstation, this is a friend's
> > computer, and a try to
> > install debian in this machine, because a need use the LTSP (Linux
> > Terminal Server Project),
> > an I don't if I can use LTSP in AIX, and for my, a like much more
> > debian :) .
> > 
> > Somebody have experience installing debian in a RS/6000 44P Model 170?
> Are you interested in beta testing a debian-installer image i just made ?
> It may have a few problems still (in particular, i doubt the kernel will
> install well), but i am actively working on getting this fixed, and it
> will be solved in a matter of days.
> Anyway, i would be very interested in you giving it a try, and reporting
> back to me things that may not work.
> If you are interested, please try the kernel i make available at :
> http://people.debian.org/~luther/d-i.
> There will be a prep, chrp and chrp-rs6k kernel there, and i think you
> need the chrp-rs6k version.
> Just move it to the disk or wherever, and boot it with the devfs=mount
> kernel option.
> Well, the kernels will be there in 5 minutes or so, once i finish
> uploading them.

Ok, they are there.


Sven Luther

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