Re: Debian for an old IBM
On 10/21/19 12:09 PM, Alexandre Bencz wrote:
> I have one old IBM 7044-170 and I would like to install Debian on it,
> what is the latest supported version for this server?
Since this is a POWER3 system, kernel support is long gone , so you
need to use a Debian version with a kernel prior 3.17. Wheezy should
work and Jessie probably as well.
> I tried with version 8.10 and when trying to boot, SMS informs that
> there is no operating system on the CD ...
Are you confident the CD was burned properly and the drive works?
Otherwise, you can try a netboot installation .
>  https://lists.debian.org/debian-powerpc/2002/07/msg00858.html
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