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Re: Booting installer on RS/6000 43p-140

Sven Luther wrote:

On Sat, Jul 10, 2004 at 07:00:21PM +0200, Helge Kreutzmann wrote:

for helping d-i I got an 43p-140 (IBM RS/6000).  Since there are no
specific install instructions on

Is it possible, to boot d-i on this prep-machine? And if so, which
would be the proper command?

Ah, this is a PReP machine, very fine then. It won't naturally not boot
yaboot, but you should try netbooting :


Or even the 2.6 kernel when it will become available (tomorrow i think,
but i can build you a special one) :


Still not working on my old Prep.
I get stuck to "Now booting kernel..." with both cd and netboot vmlinuz-prep.initrd.

Is there a reason for it to display this on the serial console and not the following ?

For memory, my machine is a Bull Estrella 300 (Prep Utah PowerStack II Pro4000 to /proc/cpuinfo and has OpenFirmware).


Jerome Walter

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