Re: Old world mac boot floppies
On Nov 10, 2004, at 5:25 PM, Sven Luther wrote:
On Wed, Nov 10, 2004 at 01:35:04PM -0700, Wade Berrier wrote:
I did have one idea: if you can boot a coff image from an hfs
partition, couldn't you have an hfs /boot partition on the harddrive
boot directly from open firmware? If I understand this correctly,
wouldn't be needed.
I think you can only netboot those, since the disk drivers are not
in OF or something, not sure though.
Please see my (very) recent posting to the debian-boot list with
subject '"free" miboot on OldWorld Mac'
What I say in that posting applies only to OldWorld Macs. On NewWorld
Macs, Apple requires all add-in cards that want to support booting to
do so by having a hunk of ROM on the card that extends the Apple Open
Firmware with commands for booting from that card.