Installing Debian/m68k

Quickstart

ARAnyM images

Pre-made ARAnyM hard disc images (byte-swapped, i.e. directly usable by ARAnyM) are here, configuration and kernels included. Last Update: 2012-04 (April 2012)

Debian-Installer

http://people.debian.org/~wouter/d-i/ contains a d-i build by WouterVerhelst. Last Update: 2012-12 (December 2012)

Installing from d-i is currently untested and most likely not working because it uses debootstrap, which can only install from unstable without taking the Debian-Ports "unreleased" suite into account. A workaround is being worked on.

pre-made filesystems

Filesystem images

Pre-made ext2fs (384 MiB) with base system (debootstrap --variant=base) plus a couple of packages, pre-configured, includes 128 MiB swapfile; login root:root ⇒ download from people.debian.org (mirror); Last Update: 2012-12 (December 2012)

Filesystem tarballs

Pre-made tarball with base system (debootstrap --variant=base) plus a couple of packages, pre-configured except fstab; login root:root ⇒ download from people.debian.org (mirror); Last Update: 2012-12 (December 2012)

build chroot tarballs

Pre-made tarball with package build system (debootstrap --variant=buildd) and policy-rc.d to deny dæmon start ⇒ download from people.debian.org (mirror); Last Update: 2012-12 (December 2012)

Pre-made /var/cache/pbuilder/base.cow image (from “cowbuilder --create”) can be downloaded here. Last Update: 2012-04 (April 2012)

kernels

Linux 3.2.35-2 (Debian ABI 3.2(.0)-4) ⇒ download from people.debian.org (mirror)

Debootstrap

It is currently not possible to simply debootstrap because we require both the “unstable” and “unreleased” suite. A combined repository of both (only the most important gigabyte of packages) is however available, and you can debootstrap from that as follows: