Re: PowerPC Base Files
On Sun, 18 Oct 1998, Hartmut Koptein wrote:
> And how to do this with an prep system or apus or mbx?
PReP can boot off some sort of a cd I think.
> The easiest way is always to use boot-floppies or for the future also from
> cdrom. But powermac can only read hfs, chrp can read msdos, hfs or ntfs ...
> quik on prep isn't possible, what about to use silo/milo on this system?
PReP has it's own booter-type thing, PPCBug, iirc.
> Is bootx gpl free? What about to use open-firmware directly ...
BootX is GPL'ed. Problem with OF is some machines have shitty video
drivers (tho that's not to much of a prob) and some G3s (1st gen?) have
broken OF which need patches from Apple's Multibooter to work right, or
you're stuck to a floppy.
> If i know it correct: bootx needs macos !?
Tom Rini (TR1265)