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Re: critical problems in 2.3.5 prevent release

Ethan Benson <erbenson@alaska.net> writes:

> this is really not much to ask of the base system.  at
> the moment there is only two packages im aware of that violate these
> conditions:
> powerpc-utils
> quik

Quik at least is fixed in incoming.  I had to re-upload the .4 NMU
just now due to a capitalization issue...

> > Is there a way to test to see if the nvramrc patches have been applied?
> > We could at least prompt the users then.
> not really, because some oldworlds always have an nvramrc.  apple
> apparently found some bugs in thier firmware, and rather then just fix
> them they wrote nvramrc patches and burned them into the ROM.  

FYI, is there a URL for such patches?  Even if it requires MacOS to

/me is still wishing his wallstreet powerbook was quik bootable
and wants to avoid installing MacOS to run BootX....

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onshore.com.....<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

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