> Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 23:08:38 +0200 > From: email@example.com > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > 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!
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