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Moritz Muehlenhoff 12-25-2008 09:20 PM

Bug#377152: debian-installer: BootX of (hd-media|cdrom) vmlinux and initrd.gz fails; miBoot works
 
On Thu, Jul 06, 2006 at 10:42:59PM -0400, Daniel Dickinson wrote:
> Package: debian-installer
> Severity: important
> Tags: powerpc debian-installer
>
>
> For Old World PowerPC Macintosh BootX hangs at the 'MMU:exit' line of
> the kernel boot for both hd-media and cdrom kernel and initrd images,
> but the miBoot floppy works. All methods use a variant of
> 2.6.16-2-powerpc, but the miBoot uses a different .config.
>
> For BootX booting, the 2006-03-30 images are the last ones that
> work. 2006-04-01 was the first use of 2.6.16-1-powerpc kernels and
> initrds, however, as with the current situation, the miBoot floppies
> worked (until the abi change, as change over to wouter doing the builds).
>
> I didn't detect this situation because I only used BootX for a Beta2
> install, and subsequently used the miBoot floppies.

Does this error still occur with more recent kernel versions?

Cheers,
Moritz



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Daniel Dickinson 01-05-2009 02:45 AM

Bug#377152: debian-installer: BootX of (hd-media|cdrom) vmlinux and initrd.gz fails; miBoot works
 
On Thu, 25 Dec 2008 23:20:05 +0100
Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@inutil.org> wrote:
>
> Does this error still occur with more recent kernel versions?

I will try later this week.

Regards,

Daniel

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Moritz Muehlenhoff 02-07-2009 01:25 PM

Bug#377152: debian-installer: BootX of (hd-media|cdrom) vmlinux and initrd.gz fails; miBoot works
 
On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 10:45:26PM -0500, Daniel Dickinson wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Dec 2008 23:20:05 +0100
> Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@inutil.org> wrote:
> >
> > Does this error still occur with more recent kernel versions?
>
> I will try later this week.

Have you been able to reproduce the problem?

Cheers,
Moritz



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