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Re: Why yaboot is NOT for oldworld macs, Oldworld owners please read! (was Re: StarMax and yaboot...)

On Wed, Jun 7, 2000, Ethan Benson <erbenson@alaska.net> wrote:

>BenH has told me that he has fixed /dev/nvram so it really does work
>now, but nvsetenv is unaware of the new nvram format (which differs
>from oldworld's) so all it does is corrupt your nvram.  there is
>however a new tool `nvtool' which he tells me knows about neworld
>nvram format.  i would prefer for nvtool's code to be merged into
>nvsetenv just so we don't have this mess of differing userland utils
>for oldworld/newworld (its annoying enough explaining when you should
>and should not use yaboot or quik.....)

Somone is already working on fixing nvsetenv. Should be ready soon, stay

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