On Mon, Dec 19, 2005 at 09:47:07AM +0100, Hans Ekbrand wrote: > On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 11:24:18PM +0100, Hans Ekbrand wrote: > > On Sat, Dec 17, 2005 at 11:41:56PM -0800, Tara Athan wrote: > > > I have been using BootX 1.1.3 - this may be (part of ) the difficulty. > > > I tried downloading all versions of BootX, including 1.2.2, burned onto > > > a CD, fed into my Mac and dragged each onto the StuffIt Expander Icon. > > > The only one that expands is 1.1.3 > > > > > > Further information: > > > > the installation instructions that refer to linux.bin and > > > ramdisk.image.gz are located at > > > > > > http://http.us.debian.org/debian/dists/sarge/main/installer-powerpc/current/doc/manual/en/ch04s05.html#files-oldworld > > > > > > These instructions may very well be out-of-date, but they are what is on > > > the website under /current/ > > > > This part of the installation manual was never updated for the sarge > > release. So, try following the instructions in my earlier post in this > > thread. > > If you can't get BooX to work, you should try booting off a floppy. > I think the floppy images released for sarge did not work with linux > 2.6, but linux 2.4 worked. BTW, if you settle for quik instead of BootX, do notice that quik will not be able to boot from /boot on ext3 if the partition is unclean, so consider A or B. A. /boot on an ext2 partition of its own (but then I think you also need to put quik.conf at that partition rather than in /etc) B. / on ext2. -- Hans Ekbrand (http://sociologi.cjb.net) <firstname.lastname@example.org> Q. What is that strange attachment in this mail? A. My digital signature, see www.gnupg.org for info on how you could use it to ensure that this mail is from me and has not been altered on the way to you.
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