Re: Debian install on biege G3
Hello,thank you for posting that up Hans,worked like a charm.
Thanks again :),
On 12/6/05, Hans Ekbrand <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 06, 2005 at 10:15:48AM +0000, David Pead wrote:
> I have not done this recently, so some parts might be wrong. I
> addition to that, I don't have access to bootX right now, so this is
> from my memory only :-)
> I think you cannot boot into your installed system with the kernel
> used to install it. Instead you should boot with the kernel that was
> installed during the installation. However that kernel resides on a
> linux partion now available for BootX. You must somehow copy it, and
> the it's companion initrd.img to the MacOS partion where BootX
> So restart the installation, press ctrl-alt-F2 and <enter> to get a
> shell. Mount the MacOS-partition where BootX resides. copy
> /boot/vmlinux (or possibly vmlinux.gz) and /boot/initrd.img to the
> folder were BootX looks for kernels (might be something like "System
> Folder/Linux kernels/")
> Then umount the MacOS-partition and reboot into MacOS and start BootX.
> There is a checkbox for the initrd or "ramdisk", named something like
> "use specified file for ramdisk..." chose initrd.img
> Assure yourself that vmlinux (or vmlinux.gz, don't remember) and
> initrd.img are the new ones and not the ones that will start the
> the root device should be /dev/ram, but I think that's all.
> > I'll take you up on your offer of a Quik walkthrough, if you please.
> No, as Simon pointed out, there is known, unsolved problems with quik
> and (some of?) the beige G3:s. Focus on BootX for now.
> Hans Ekbrand (http://sociologi.cjb.net) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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