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Re: current d-i cd won't boot on G3

On (17/08/04 11:58), Rick Thomas wrote:
> On Tuesday, August 17, 2004, at 06:48 AM, Kilian Krause wrote:
> >Hi Clive,
> >
> >ok, so here's how it goes:
> >use the BootX with the kernel from the installed system, supply the
> >initrd of the booted system and put a root=... as commandline arg.
> >
> >That way i could boot the system just fine. Yet it seems there's no hfs
> >support in the d-i kernel 2.6.7... At least i couldn't mount the HFS
> >partition.
> >
> >But at least i have some system up and running now.. ;)
> >
> >--
> >Best regards,
> > Kilian
> >
> If you use the kernel parameter (on the parameter line of BootX) 
> "DEBCONF_PRIORITY=medium", you will see (at an early point in the 
> install process) a list of additional drivers that can optionally 
> be installed.  One of them is for the hfs filesystem.  Check that 
> box when you have the chance.  That will load the hfs filesystem 
> module.  Then, just before the reboot at the end of installation, 
> on the "F2" console, you will be able to mount your MacOS partition 
> and copy to it the kernel and initrd from /target/boot.
> Works for me!
Brilliant - thanks Rick.  I'm away for a few days but will get on to
this ASAP.



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