Re: installing debian on IBM 43P-150 (CHRP)
On Fri, Dec 03, 2004 at 04:33:41PM +0100, Philippe Guyot wrote:
> On Friday 03 December 2004 12:21, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 03, 2004 at 12:16:17PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > > On Fri, Dec 03, 2004 at 12:08:56PM +0100, Philippe Guyot wrote:
> > > > On Friday 03 December 2004 11:52, Sven Luther wrote:
> > > > > On Fri, Dec 03, 2004 at 11:41:10AM +0100, Philippe Guyot wrote:
> > > > > > I did that, verify by "print" that the 1st partition had flags
> > > > > > prep-boot, type primary,filesystem ext2.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > The install came on but at end, says that no boot program was
> > > > > > installed either I did choice thus (I didn't do anything like this,
> > > > > > of course) or no one manages this hardware.
> > > > >
> > > > > Yeah, can you try again with the new version of yaboot-installer
> > > > > which was uploaded yesterday only (1.0.2 it was i think), and
> > > > > includes :
> > > > >
> > > > > * Colin Watson
> > > > > - Install to prep-boot partitions on chrp (closes: #243669).
> > > >
> > > > Sorry again, but how can I do that ? downloading this new version and
> > > > updating my copy of iso cd I made whith Leigh ? or the whole iso image
> > > > ?
> > >
> > > You can just modify the version, but you have to run dpkg-scanpackge or
> > > whatever its name is. Would maybe be the easiest solution, am
> > > investigating.
> > 12:16 < Kamion> svenl: dpkg-scanpackages, apt-ftparchive, edit the
> > Packages/Packages.gz/Release files by hand ... whatever,
> > really
> > 12:16 < svenl> Oh.
> > 12:16 < svenl> editing by hand maybe the easiest, only filename, version
> > and md5sum needs to be changed.
> > 12:17 < Kamion> right, also size; note that you must edit Packages, then
> > gzip -c it to Packages.gz, then update the md5sums
> > and sizes of both in /dists/sarge/Release
> > 12:17 < Kamion> you get the hang of it after a while but it's easy to get
> > wrong
> > Hope this helps.
> > Friendly,
> > Sven Luther
> before doing such hazardous things, whith a friend of mine we did this.
I don't think this is hazarduous.
> chroot on /target/
> apt-get install yaboot
> launch yabootconfig
You want to test yaboot-installer, not yaboot.
> says: unable to locate bootstrap partition on /dev/sda.....
> I am sure the partition exists, whith the flag 0x41
> the man says ...you must create a 800K partition; mine is 10 M because I did
> not know how allocate.
Fill a bug report against yaboot ?
> Is this 800K mandatory ?
No idea. I think if it is bigger, the rest of the space is wasted, but then
Ethan had some strange ideas on this.