developerWorks: Migrating from x86 to PowerPC, Part 3: Kuro Box Linux Up Close
Mar 10, 2005, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lewin Edwards)
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"The first couple of articles in this series focused generally
on the hows and whys of building Linux distributions on x86 versus
PowerPC platforms. Part 3 gets into actual implementation specifics
for the Kuro Box platform.
"An important point to note before you start: While you're
experimenting with the Kuro Box, it's very helpful to have a
connection to the default console. That's where bootloader and
kernel debugging messages normally appear, and it's also your best
chance to talk directly to the box--particularly if something goes
mildly wrong. Without this direct connection, you have to log in
through telnet, over the network interface--and that interface
might not be working properly if your experiments go awry..."