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Re: [patch] Re: Installing on a Dual CPU G5 Powermac? SUCCESS!!

On Thu, 2005-01-06 at 23:51 +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> Notice that the fixed kernel is still only in unstable, and has not yet
> propagated to testing, because we first need to remove the
> kernel-patch-powerpc-2.6.8 binary package from the archive, which needs a
> ftp-master intervention. It was already hinted, but i don't know how long it
> will take to get it done. The reason for this is that in the latest 2.6.8
> kernels, there is no more need for a powerpc specific patch, as it was
> previously, but all the needed patches are directly present in the
> kernel-source package.
> As a workaround, it is only needed to install by hand the unstable package
> with : 
>   apt-get install -t unstable kernel-image-2.6.8-power4
>   (or -power4-smp more probably)
> This can be done in d-i by going to the second console and chrooting into
> /target. If apt-get -t unstable doesn't work, you can still wget the unstable
> kernel and dpkg -i it by hand.

I did this... A little bit different but basically the same, and now I
have a wonderful working system, perfectly suited for testing things ;).


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