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Re: d-i: 4.3. Preparing Files for USB Memory Stick Booting

On Tue, Apr 19, 2016 at 12:16:27PM +0200, Mathieu Malaterre wrote:
> Does anyone knows what happen to section:
> 4.3. Preparing Files for USB Memory Stick Booting
> in the powerpc install guide ?
> I see it alright from here:
> https://www.debian.org/releases/stable/amd64/ch04.html.en

Well that's x86_64 so totally different thing.

> but not from here:
> https://www.debian.org/releases/stable/powerpc/ch04.html.en
> AFAIK USB booting works from powerpc system (at least some that I tried).
> Also I see reference to powerpc in the raw XML file:
> http://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/d-i/trunk/manual/en/install-methods/boot-usb-files.xml?view=markup
> Comments ?

You could try to follow the older instructions and it might work:


Section 5.1.3 says newworld mac booting from USB.  It has to be done
manually from openfirmware though, so it is probably the most complicated
boot method there is.

It also had a warning that it might not work.  Maybe it was removed from
newer release's documentation for a reason.

The instructions from Ubuntu might work too:

Len Sorensen

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