On Sun, Nov 18, 2007 at 05:35:44PM +0100, Michelle Konzack wrote: > Hello *, > > my vietnames neighbour has a PowerBook 1400cs/133 with broken MacOS > (which was generaly only the Mac basic software). > > Now we have tried to install Debian from CD, but Etch does not boot. > > Can anyone help me? > > Note: It does not detect the Binary-1 CD but it works in my iMac. > > Can it be, that Etch is some numbers to big for the PowerBook? No, only macs with the "new-world" generation of open firmware (like "BIOS" in the x86 world) are able to boot from Debian CD:s. (Apple have proprietary stuff on their bootable CD:s) PowerBook 1400 has not new-world firmware. http://nubus-pmac.sourceforge.net/ links to a iso-image for installing sarge, I would start there. -- Hans Ekbrand (http://sociologi.cjb.net) <email@example.com> Q. What is that strange attachment in this mail? A. My digital signature, see www.gnupg.org for info on how you could use it to ensure that this mail is from me and has not been altered on the way to you.
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