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Re: Sarge installer for Mac Performa 6400/180 with 16MB RAM?

On 3/20/06, Simon Vallet <debian_ppc-user@castalie.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Mar 2006 14:03:23 +0100
> Hans Ekbrand <hans@sociologi.cjb.net> wrote:
> > No need for BootX (and with 16 MB RAM, the HD is probably small too,
> > so avoiding BooX seems preferable). My recommendation is boot floppies
> > from woody and boot the installed system with quik. Thats how I
> > installed on my Performa 5400 with 24 MB RAM.

Hi. We can install woody on this machine, but when we try
to create the bootdisk (at the end of the installation) the
installer says that the disk cannot be created.
So we install quik and then reboot the machine.

> I agree on the BootX overhead, however be aware that the 6400 will nost
> likely *not* boot from OF with 'screen' as output-device -- you'll need
> to use a third party video adapter or a serial console

When we reboot the machine (after the initial stage of the
woody installation) there's nothing in the screen and we have
to recover using command + option + p + r.

I guess We've been warned. What does "*not* boot from OF"



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