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Re: Netboot install trouble on a blue and white G3.

On Fri, Oct 28, 2005 at 04:23:18PM -0500, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> On Friday 28 October 2005 15:03, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 28, 2005 at 02:01:32PM -0500, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> > > It it me, or am I the only one that cares about netbooting an
> > > installer on powermac...
> >
> > there are some quirks, i reinstalled my tibook using netboot, so it
> > works, but ideally we should ship a working yaboot.conf for netboot
> > in the netboot images.
> You should also probably supply a yaboot in the netboot image directory:
> http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sarge/main/installer-powerpc/current/images/powerpc/netboot/
> > I used the attached yaboot.conf :
> That looks similar to what I used, but yaboot (grabbed from the woody 
> installer directory) refused to load the initrd.gz in the directory 
> above.  I can see what error it gave again tonight if you'd like to 
> know.

Well, use yaboot from the sarge package, or the one form the businesscard


Sven Luther

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