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Re: resque.bin problem



On Mon, Nov 27, 2000 at 08:38:28PM -0800, hansen wrote:
> I copied rescue.bin onto a floppy using dd on a unix machine.
> It also failed to be recognized by my Mac G3.
> Is it corrupted?

you cannot boot rescue.bin on a powerpc, instead you need boot-hfs.img
or something close to that.  and that is only for oldworld powerpc
macs.  

> What did work was using BootX 1.2.2 which is a Mac program
> that launches linux. You need the kernel, ie the file called 'linux',
> and root.bin
> That will launch the debian installer and you're on the way.

that will work fine for an OldWorld box prefereably with MacOS older
then 9

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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