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[OT] Re: Open Firmware booting on Blue G3

On Wed, 11 Aug 1999, Ethan Benson wrote:

> is there any work on this?  I hope Debian is not going to be a BootX 
> only distribution like LinuxPPC is...

LinuxPPC 1999 is BootX only because no one had the time to write+test the
quik section for the RedHat-based installer. :)

> I realize that most macs have broken OF implementations, however, the 
> BlueG3s and iMacs have a much better OF as far as i can determine, it 
> would be great if these could be macos-free bootable.

Such a new OF that Linux needs to be fixed. :)  BTW, the OF-script apple
requires can be generated by the mknote program in arch/ppc/someplace.
But, we have some other issues to deal with.

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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