the IBM 7248-133 (43P) Power PC is a 'prep' machine
and only boots from an IBM partition
load a image 'zImage.prep' to SDA1 and load
the linux software (root) on to an another
partition (SDA3) SDA2 is swap in my
power on the PC and it boots.
rebuilding sarge with the latest sarge kernel and
proper config builds a zImage.prep
it is a kernel(vmlinuz) and a (boot) loader, there
is no grub or yaboot involved.
it 'runs' just find, mail and apache2 work
with etch no such image is built, at least I have
not found it.
searched the source tree for zImage.prep, and none
any more ideas?
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, December 14, 2008 3:20
Subject: Re: IBM power pc
I installed etch on a 7044 using the net install cd after
installing new firmware from IBM.
Described here: http://lists.debian.org/debian-powerpc/2008/09/msg00076.html
On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 10:52 AM, dale <email@example.com>
I have a IBM power-pc 7248 model
and would like to upgrade the O.S. (linux
have tried to build a new kernel on the
and as of yet not gotten a zImage.prep
seems that the build (make) does not 'make'
a image for this machine anymore.
the latest sarge kernel works (builds) just
thanks for any help
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