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Re: yaboot boot variables



On Mon, Jun 05, 2000 at 02:06:36PM -0600, telkis@americanisp.com wrote:
> I am trying to boot an iBook with a bootable Debian PowerPC CD (image
> date 5-30-00). When the CD stars, the yaboot message comes up fine. Then
> as the operating systems starts to come up (at about where I think the
> installation screen should come up), the screen freaks out with black
> and blue vertical bands. I think all I need to do is pass the kernel
> some sort of video parameter through yaboot. How does one pass
> parameters to the kernel at the yaboot screen?

sounds like you need to pass video=ofonly (i think thats right) you
should be able to do that like so:

when you see the yaboot boot: prompt like this:

Welcome to yaboot 0.6
boot:

type the following:

debian video=ofonly

that `should' work.

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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