Re: Debian MacOldWorld installation
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Jerome Le Saux wrote:
> The old power mac floppy driver doesn't work in the 2.6 kernel series.
> I've been trying to find the time to help fix it. In the meantime, if
> you can keep a small Mac OS partition around - you can use BootX plus
> kernel plus a ramdisk with an installer to do a complete system install
> ... You should not have to touch or use the floppy drive for this, if
> you are willing to keep Mac OS around ...
> Finally I succed in installing my debian on my OldWorld.
> I used bootx ;).
I succeded in installing Ubuntu with bootx and I had to copy vmlinux and
initrd.img on the MacOS9 partition at the end of the installation.
I re-tryied the floppies but still did not work. I have 8 old G3, I'll
try the Debian installer on one of those... but with bootx, not with quik.
: :' :rnaud
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