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Re: Booting from cdrom

Vincent Renardias wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Oct 1997, Martin Schulze wrote:
> > could anyone tell me the command I have to enter in OpenFirmware to
> > boot the machine from cdrom?  "cdrom", "c", "boot cdrom" doesn't work
> > and I can't find the trick but it must exist.
> >
> > Dunno why, but hitting 'c' and exchanging the cdrom after the machine
> > is turned on doesn't work now.  I'd like not to change OF settings as
> > my Linux won't be accessable then.
> Pressing 'c' at the very beggining of the boot sequence is enough usually.
> (On Apple's at least, maybe your Motorola is behaving differently?)

I think he wants it to happen automatically, not press c every time.
you should look in the device tree what the cd is called. assuming it is
an scsi disk on the internal bus (you have a 7500, right? I think it has
two scsi busses):
where the X is the scsi ID

I am only guessing all this :-)

mfg nc

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