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Re: Systems with no floppy



On Fri, Jun 01, 2001 at 09:44:08PM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> >> one can always boot the bootloader (yaboot) manually as described many
> >> times in the debian-powerpc archives.
> >
> > Maybe Chris Tiller can add this to the Potato documentation?
> >
> At your service. I'm keeping an eye out for things that need documenting.
> 
> But what Ethan's referring to, manually booting from
> kernel/yaboot/yaboot.conf/root.bin placed on a mac disk partition, is
> already documented: rescue-boot.sgml 1.43.4.2. It sounds like Ethan thinks
> that method would also work even if the needed files are placed on a zip
> disk.

yup, just s/hd:/zip:/g and it will work all the same.  

i don't remember if there is any netboot docs for macs in there, maybe
you could look at my netboot mini-howto at
http://penguinppc.org/usr/ybin/doc/netboot.shtml and add some netboot
into to debians docs?  

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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