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Re: Booting of PPC Installation on PowerPC/Mac impossible?

On Mon, Jun 19, 2000 at 09:31:53PM +0200, Rainer Dorsch wrote:
> http://www.debian.de/Lists-Archives/debian-powerpc-0006/msg00018.html

That's one of them, yes.

> This in combination with the above post brought me a black screen (but I 
> managed already to start the next installation cycle). Is there any 
> deterministic approach to find out the path? Or to get a list of possible 
> paths?

Nope :(  That's the big problem.  We're working on a way to get this
from the kernel.

> Can I somehow enter OF as it is possible by pressing Del to enter a i386 BIOS? 
> Is this documented somewhere?

You need to hold down cmd-opt-O-F, but first you need to properly set
kbd and screen aliases.  I don't know what the 9500 uses.

> I guess, I should first run quik and then do the chroot. Right? That might 
> have been my mistake in the first trial.

Doesn't matter which order.


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