2010/9/6 Gunther Furtado <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> My iMac's cd driver is very selective these now-a-days. It only
> allows me to boot from original apple distributed media. So I was kind
> of push to netbooting.
> It all went great when I installed form lenny repository booting
> was successful (using this and then disabling firewall). But using
> the very same set of instructions with the files from sid
> repository (I believe they are the same ones from the squeeze
> repository) it didn't even boot! Something about "Can't read Elf
> e_ident/e_type/e_machine info". Googling around I found that the
> same files work OK if you boot from the hd.
> Should I be doing something differently?
> I will try the daily images to see if whatever it was wrong is fixed.
>  http://support.apple.com/kb/SP131
>  http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/lenny/main/installer-powerpc/current/images/powerpc/netboot/
>  http://wiki.ppckernel.org/w/Mac_Netboot
>  http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sid/main/installer-powerpc/current/images/powerpc/netboot/
>  http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=45220
>  http://d-i.debian.org/daily-images/powerpc/daily/powerpc/netboot/
As I understand from , the vmlinux is to big to yaboot and there is
nothing I can do about it. Is that correct?
"...agora, só nos sobrou o futuro...", visto em www.manuchao.net
Curitiba - Paraná - Brasil
- From: Gunther Furtado <email@example.com>