sebastian.droege at gmx
Sep 8, 2004, 5:41 AM
Post #2 of 2
On Wed, 8 Sep 2004 08:33:19 -0400
Michael George <george [at] mutualdata> wrote:
> I am trying Gentoo again on my Power Mac. I thought that the last
> time I tried it there was an installation guide specific to the PPC.
> However, I
> see notes now that all have been consolidated into the Handbook.
there is a handbook written for PPC:
> Makes sense, but I'm to where I am to copy the kernel to /boot, but
> I have several to choose from. It looks like zImage.pmac (linked to
> vmlinux.coff) is the one I'd want, but the handbook doesn't discuss
> ppc directly.
for my ibook I had to use the vmlinux binary
> Also, won't the bootloader installation be completely different for
> PPC vs. x86?
yes, grub and lilo AFAIK only work for x86... for PPC you have yaboot
and BootX... for further information look at the PPC handbook
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