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Re: Debian 9 / 10 mirror server address

On 6/7/19 10:43 PM, Rick Thomas wrote:
> I’m sorry for being so dumb, but…  What’s the difference between a snapshot and a non-snapshot?

The snapshot images contain a lot of breaking changes, in particular the switch
to GRUB. I don't consider them production-ready yet.

> Can you give me a specific URL to try?

Just use the old Yaboot image, but skip the mirror step:

> https://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/ports/10.0/powerpc/iso-cd/

> PS: If I can get a working OS on my PowerMac G5 I’ll be happy to give a shot at grub-ofpathname.
> As long as you don’t mind answering a bunch of dumb questions like:  Where’s the source?

> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/grub.git

> And Is there any documentation for how it’s supposed to work?

It should print the same OpenFirmware paths as Yaboot.


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