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Re: PPC 6360 boot woes

On (05/10/04 10:25), Jason Pirok wrote:
> Hi, 
> I'm new to the list so I'll say Hi to everyone before I get started.  
> First off I have a ppc 6360 that once upon a time, I installed netbsd
> on.  I removed macos completely and I''v got myself into a bit of a
> pickle.
> It seems that I set the bootvars to boot-auto (or whatever the exact
> syntax is) and now I'm having troubles getting into Openfirmware to
> make some changes (I'm switching to debian which I'm much more
> comfortable with).
> So what I'm asking help for is, HOw can I get back into Openfirmware?
> (the command-option-O-F isn't working), and or, where can I find a
> copy of a linux equivalent to bootvars.  I've seen it mentioned on the
> web as I've been googling for over a day now, but I haven't found a
> package or the source.  The name of it started with 'nvedit' but
> that's not the whole name of the prog I saw.
> I'll stop rambling now and close with a thanks in advance for the
> help.  If there's anything within reason I can do to help someone just
> holler.
Hi Jason

Try restting the PRAM at boot time.  As you boot hold down

Wait until the startup chime is heard two or three times and then
release or try the open firmware combination again.



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