Re: iMac G5 Status?
On Thu, 2005-06-02 at 23:03 +0100, Paul Brossier wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 04:12:08PM +0100, Paul Brossier wrote:
> > > first of all, how do i compile a ppc64, and what do i need to boot/use it? i
> erm, after a bit of RTFMing and reading earlier threads in this list, i
> start getting it. i have tried the multiarch kernel package from Sven.
> (http://people.debian.org/~luther/ppc64/) it works nicely, except the
> fan goes really full speed, much higher than using the 2.6.11-power4.
What machine is this precisely ? (What does cat /proc/device-tree/model
says ?) Maybe you didn't build the fan control ? You should use a
g5_defconfig, it contains all you need.
> I have also tried to install a pppc64 chroot as explained in
> http://debian-ppc64.alioth.debian.org/READ_ME , but:
> sudo debootstrap --arch ppc64 \
> --exclude=gcc-3.3-base,libstdc++5,libdb3 \
> --include=gcc-4.0-base,libstdc++6 \
> sarge ppc64.chroot http://debian-ppc64.alioth.debian.org/gcc4
> I: Validating aptitude
> I: Retrieving aptitude
> W: http://debian-ppc64.alioth.debian.org/gcc4/pool/main/a/aptitude/aptitude_0.2.15.9-188.8.131.52.gcc4_ppc64.deb was corrupt
> E: Couldn't download aptitude
> when using sid instead, i just get:
> E: Couldn't download gcc-4.0-base
> i have debootstrap 0.2.45-0.2 installed. any idea?
> thanks, paul