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Old 10-22-2004, 10:19 AM   #1
lancelott
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Debian on PPC troubles


I was attempting to install Debian Sarge 20041018 on my PowerCenter Pro 210...

I have the disc burned but I didn't get to that point even.

I got all the floppy images except boot.img (I used ofonlyboot.img) and put them on discs from here:

http://people.debian.org/~luther/d-i...owerpc/floppy/

I put in the ofonlyboot floppy and was greeted to a Linux looking icon in the middle of the screen. After a while of reading from the floppy the colours distorted and nothing happened. Even after about ten minutes, nothing still happened. I tried ejecting the floppy disc and putting in the root disc but that didn't change it. It stayed on that screen forever.

So...is there anything I'm supposed to do? If I can't figure this out quickly, I'm going to install Gentoo, which I already have downloaded, though that might be a little difficult given the recommended 128mb of RAM and the machine's 64mb of RAM.
 
Old 10-23-2004, 10:55 AM   #2
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I got all the floppy images except boot.img (I used ofonlyboot.img)
Maybe you should have tried boot.img? Or you can download the Sarge netinst CD image: http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/
 
  


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