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Re: IBM JS21 Blade and debian-40r6-powerpc-netinst.iso

On Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 12:42:34PM -0500, dave oswald wrote:


> As a reminder - the hardware is a JS21 in an H-chassis.
> The PowerPC installer does not run a getty on HVC0 (nor does it provide an option to do so) leaving 
> debian's default PowerPC install non-functional on any Pseries/Power machine without graphics hardware.
> The modifications required to get Debian release 4 operational on a JS21 are as follows:
>    o  /etc/inittab - add these lines to the inittab file:
>       # Start a getty on a the PowerPC Hypervisor console.
>       H0:23:respawn:/sbin/getty 38400 hvc0
>    o /etc/securetty - add this line to the securetty file:
>       # Run on the PowerPC Hypervisor console
>       hvc0


> QUESTION - I assume this is some type of bug... Where can this be posted ?


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