Prep support

Terry Polzin fox3ec208 at wideopenwest.com
Fri Dec 10 13:37:13 UTC 2004


On Friday 10 December 2004 08:12, Paul Nasrat wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 11:08:13AM -0500, Terry Polzin wrote:
> > Greetings:
> >
> > I have an old 7428-100 1st generation 43P.  Which is believe is PREP and
> > not CHRP.  After downloading the first CD iso image and loop mounting it
> > it appears that there is only a boot image for CHRP machines, is PREP
> > supported, planned or otherwise?
>
> IIRC Mac's are PReP and work.  I don't have any access to old 6k machines,
> I'm going to read through the HOWTO and various other docs, take apart the
> install images, etc:
>
> http://www.linuxvoodoo.com/resources/howtos/HOWTO/IBM7248-HOWTO/index.html
>
> and see what would need doing, but it's not my primary concern for the
> moment. It also won't happen before next week. Fixing the bits for a smooth
> Mac installation comes first.
OK keep me posted please , I've had deb on this box in the past, so I know 
linux will run on it.  it's just a matter of having the bootstrap for it's 
firmware I guess.  I'm in no rush, the 7428 is my play toy for the moment.




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