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Re: installing debian on IBM 43P-150 (CHRP)

On Fri, Dec 03, 2004 at 12:10:31PM -0000, Leigh Brown wrote:
> Sven Luther said:
> > On Wed, Dec 01, 2004 at 01:25:46PM -0000, Leigh Brown wrote:
> [...]
> >> You can't boot from the CD's because they haven't been built to
> >> work on AIX firmware.  To work on AIX firmware, they require
> >> the -U option to be specified in the mkisofs command.
> >
> > Huh, and you tell us only now :)
> No :-)
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-powerpc/2004/01/msg01031.html
> > Let's fix that, or will it break other subarches booting ?
> I don't believe so, but testing might be an idea ;-)

Colin mentioned that the -U option has to be used with great care though.

> Can we also add /ppc/bootinfo.txt onto the image?  This will
> allow RS/6000's to autoboot, and, on newer ones, to display a
> nice message indicating what O/S is on the CD.

Ok. What should be the content pf this file then ?


Sven Luther

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