Re: Install Sarge on an embedded PowerPC
Guennadi Liakhovetski <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hello all
> I've got myself an embedded powerpc platform (kurobox) and I'd like to
> install Sarge on it. My problem is - the board doesn't boot from CD, the
> bootloader is proprietary and I cannot load initrd... So, AFAIU, I cannot
> use any of the standard installation methods. I did built a
> cross-toolchain for it, compile a custom kernel 126.96.36.199, I can boot with
> NFS-root, so, I just need an installation root, and then I could install
> the rest over the internet. The problem is, all boot images I tried so
> far, that come with various install CDs, etc., are compressed, so, I
> cannot loopback-mount them. So, my question is - how can I install Sarge
> on the board?
Is debootstrap an alternative?