Re: call for testers: powerpc graphical debian installer
On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 03:30:12PM +0200, email@example.com wrote:
> Ok, thank you first for your answer. I don't need pcmcia on a server, so I'll give it a try., since those you can actually deactivate in the install process.
One thing, is that this only applies to 2.6.18, while the images are 2.6.17
> Now my test runs, took longer than I thought.
> First I messed up 2 cds by burning them withou yaboot and yaboot.conf and boot.msg. I took the ones from the netinst directories then. Also I needed to start via open-firmware ... but that are the small issues.
Why nto just burn the mini.iso, which contains all you need ?
> First my hardware (from the os x panel) (CPU, graphic card and memory should be enough info I guess):
> Hardware Overview:
> Machine Name: Power Mac G5
> Machine Model: PowerMac7,3
> CPU Type: PowerPC G5 (3.0)
> Number Of CPUs: 2
> CPU Speed: 1.8 GHz
> L2 Cache (per CPU): 512 KB
> Memory: 1.5 GB
> Bus Speed: 900 MHz
> Boot ROM Version: 5.1.8f7
> GeForce FX 5200:
> Chipset Model: GeForce FX 5200
Cool, this are nvidia ones. I would be interested in knowing what /proc/fb has
to say when you have this one booted.