[SM-Users] chrooting/NFS-ing SMGL install
eric at sandall.us
Wed Oct 18 19:37:31 EDT 2006
Laslo Forro wrote:
> Hi there,
> i have decided to try SMGL on a PPC32 - no previous knowledge on SMGL i
> have. Unfortunately this PPC has no floppy or CD/DVD device, but a debian
> has been netinstalled.
> The help i need:
> 1. i have to run the installation from a PC. if i have an NFS supported
> kernel/initrd on PPC and i can mount the install cd's ISO can i run
> installer? if yes - how?
> 2. from the debian how can i install SMGL to a prepared partition? (gentoo
> has a chrooting method, but is there an equivalent in SMGL? If there is
> kind of packages chould i put and where?)
> 3. Better solution?
We have two documents which cover this:
http://wiki.sourcemage.org/install_using_chroot. Keep in mind that
neither of these methods are "officially" supported, but people have
installed using them.
Let us know if you have any more questions.
Eric Sandall | Source Mage GNU/Linux Developer
eric at sandall.us | http://www.sourcemage.org/
http://eric.sandall.us/ | SysAdmin @ Shock Physics @ WSU
http://counter.li.org/ #196285 | http://www.shock.wsu.edu/
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