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Re: Install Sarge on an embedded PowerPC

Guennadi Liakhovetski <g.liakhovetski@gmx.de> 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, 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?


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