Re: Etch on G5: Yaboot problem still persists
On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 01:12:23AM +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 09 2008, at 15:16 -0400, Steven DuBois wrote:
> > ofpath just shows a colon and sdb# after /disk@0: (ofpath /dev/sdb2 shows /disk@0:2)
> How does your yaboot.conf look like?
> What error messages does the system give you when trying to boot?
> Is there anything else you think might be helpful to know?
> And just to be sure: I'd try to boot the machine with the openfirmware
> commands as shown below. Especially 'devalias' seemed to be helpful. I
> tried that yesterday on an old tibook.
> Good luck
> > mac-fdisk /dev/sdb shows the following
> > /dev/sdb
> > # type name length base ( size ) sytem
> > /dev/sdb1 Apple_partition_map Apple 63 @ 1 ( 31.5k) Partition map
> > /dev/sdb2 Apple_Bootstrap untitled 1954 @ 64 (977.0k) NewWorld bootblock
> > /dev/sdb3 Apple_HFS Untitled 304968688 @ 15204352 (145.4G) HFS
> > /dev/sdb4 Apple_UNIX_SVR2 untitled 14445313 @ 2018 ( 6.9G) Linux native
> > /dev/sdb5 Apple_UNIX_SVR2 swap 757021 @ 14447331 (369.6M) Linux swap
> > /dev/sdb6 Apple_Free Extra 16 @ 320173040 ( 8.0k) Free space
> > So i chanaged yaboot.conf to say device=/disk@0:2 and i tried :4, but neither worke
> > On Mon, Jun 09, 2008 at 04:29:38AM +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote:
> > > On Sun, Jun 08 2008, at 22:44 -0300, Rogério Brito wrote:
> > > > On Jun 08 2008, Gunther Furtado wrote:
> > > > > Alternatively, you could try booting into openfirmware (Opt+Command+O+F
> > > > > just after the shime) and issuing "dev / ls" and "devalias" to determine
> > > > > the correct path to your disk.
my yaboot.conf looks like this
i ran devalias and changed device= to /ht@0, f2000000/pci@7/k2-sata-root@c/k2-sata, but that didnt work, so i tried it with /disk@O: at the end, but that didnt work so i tried /ht/pci@7/k2-sata-root/k2-sata@0/disk@0, but that didnt work either.