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  • Booting Debian from external firewire on Powerpc Mac

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    Booting Linux from a mac with firewire requires either editing initrd of an initrd kernel or building a custom one without initrd and with scsi and firewire support compiled in. Not for newbies, unless you know already how to make your firewire drive work under Linux (even if you cannot make it boot).The new beta debian etch installer is able to recognize firewire drives, so I succesfully compiled a kernel and installed the bootloader, so that the installing process could complete. Tested with a maxtor one touch and a titanium powerbook v.2