Re: Installing Debian on an iMac G5 - stable and testing d-i fail
On Mon, Sep 05, 2005 at 02:30:17PM -0300, Eduardo Trápani wrote:
> Well, I downloaded
> and put it in an tftp server and set up dhcp.
> After a while I figured out that I needed to do: boot
> enet:a.b.c.d,yaboot (and not simply boot enet:0 that does not work).
> Yaboot started alright, but the kernel loading failed. The problem?
> The buffer size that yaboot uses for tftp downloading is only 4M. So, I
> downloaded the source package yaboot, changed the parameter and compiled
> it again, and then ... it booted! Thanks Sven!
Well, the debian yaboot should have a 6M buffer.
> I left the machine running, at the downloading packages stage, but it
> got stuck at 69%. I don't know why. I will try the whole process again
> tonight (the machine is somewhere else), but so far it looks good!
Ah, you installed debian/etch ? so you probably got stuck by the missing
ipchain ? What message was there at 69 % ? Could you switch to console 2/3/4
and investigate a bit more about the error messages there ?