> Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 23:08:38 +0200
> From: lists@boelstler.net
> To: nubus-pmac-users@lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [Nubus-pmac-users] installing debian sarge on 6100?ž
>
> Hi,
>
> Ben isnottelliong wrote:
> > I want to get the 2.4 working so I'd have some experience on
> > getting Linux to work on my 6100 and have a "testing" environment.
>
> May be you want to try it on one of your PowerBooks first. The miBoot
> and MachKernels definitely work on the PB5300.
>
> > Miboot doesn't work (like the rest) on the 6100.
> > The BootX kernel isn't recognized by version 1.1.3. (readme says it only detects ELF32 files?)
> > (The 1.1.3 is only version I can get to open and properly boot
> > kernels.
> > 1.2b1 detects it. but it freezes when ever I try to boot any kernel.)
>
> May be it is not the right "vmlinux" file I've put on the website. It
> could be a packed/stripped one.
>
> > The Mach Kernel DOES work! But the is no ramdisk image built into it.
> > So I get the "can't mount VFS/root not found" error. (Can't recall offhand exactly what it says.)
>
> Hmm OK. If the build process is called using zImage.initrd (check the
> Makefile in arch/ppc/appleboot of the 2.4 branch) a file
> ramdisk.image.gz is appended to the "Mach Image" file.
> Just put a ready-made ramdisk.image.gz in arch/ppc/appleboot.
>
> An appropriate ramdisk image for Sarge should be available in the miBoot
> "ISO" image. Just mount it (mount -t hfs -o loop miboot.iso /mnt)
> locally and copy the ramdisk to the kernel directory as given above.
>
> The config file used for building that kernel is here as well:
> http://nubus-pmac.sourceforge.net/nubus-pmac/test/2.4.35/config-2.4.35
>
> Sorry, I can't do it on my own at the moment.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Florian

Thanks! but, where might I find the nubus patched source code for 2.4.35?

I take a look with my PB5300.

Again, thanks for your help!

Ben.


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