Re: OldWorld Mac-specific problems; perhaps drop?
On Thu, Jul 13, 2006 at 04:07:51PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 13, 2006 at 03:41:34PM +0200, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > >
> > > Well, maybe, but floppy booting in quick is something we have been hearing
> > > about since a couple of years, and still doesn't quite work. I see more
> > > momentum behind miboot right now.
> > >
> > miboot will never work on oldworld machines without macos ROMs (like the
> > Apple Network Server http://www.shiner.info/). So for me miboot is a
> > dead end path.
> Ok, so, do you have any roadmap for adding floppy support to quick ? And will
> quick allow to get cdrom support on oldworld machines ?
Code exists. Needs debugging though (read: it doesn't work).
quik should be able to get cdrom support on oldworld (modulo OF bugs).
> I agree that quick seems the worthier solution compared to miboot, but i
> haven't looked at the code of both.
It should even be possible to make a unified loader which replaces both
yaboot and quik.
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