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Re: [Cbe-oss-dev] Bug#619236: debian PS3 installation kboot.conf needed

On Sun, 2 Mar 2014 22:21:28 +0100
Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org> wrote:

> Adding -powerpc to the loop. Initial bug report:
>   https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=619236
> Geoff Levand <geoff@infradead.org> (2013-09-04):
> > We still have a need for the kboot-utils package in debian.  Recent
> > daily builds of D-I work fine on PS3, but the installed system still
> > cannot boot due to lack of a kboot.conf file for the PS3's native
> > bootloader (petitboot).
> Is anyone working on getting better PS3 support?

As you can read from the last message in
I don't have a PS3 to test patches on but I looked at the last bits
missing for a successful installation, TBH more to learn something about
d-i than for anything else.

Anyhow, if anyone is willing to test the changes I will spend some more
time to send proper patches to d-i.


Antonio Ospite

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
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