Re: Sarge/beta-3 on a RS6000/7025-F50 (PPC 604e, CHRP)
Martin Küchler said:
> Sven Luther wrote:
>>> >I believe that we may create a PReP-bootloader-installer or something
>>> >which would take care of moving the kernel to this partition. Not sure
>>> >though how this would work out. A bit like what nobootloader does.
>>> No, wait... we really want to use yaboot.
>> And, are you sure yaboot works on PReP machines ? Not on CHRP boxes
>> using a PReP partition for booting, but on real PReP system
> Having followed your discussion, I tried yaboot on my Motorola Powerstack
> Utah (PReP, not CHRP), and it crashes on boot. I've found no indication
> whatever that these machines are supported by yaboot, so I don't think so.
> CMIIW, in this case I would file a bug report someplace...
Yaboot requires OpenFirmware, which is not present on most PReP machines.
My 140, which is PReP but has OF, still wouldn't work as the critical
OF methods to read from disk didn't work, despite me trying very hard
to get them working....
So, I think we can safely say yaboot is CHRP only (Mac and RS/6000).