Re: touble making Power Mac 7200 boot directly into Linux
On Tue, Aug 29, 2000 at 06:54:37PM +1000, Brendan J Simon wrote:
> > > > Still not able to boot directly into Linux.
> > > >
> > > > I've haven't figured out how booting of a PowerPC works? I suppose I'm
> > > > missing something?
> > >
> > > I'm guessing you need to use nvsetenv. You'll have to set boot-device;
> > > probably to "scsi-int/sd@0:0" or something like that.
> > hmm ... now I've totally messed it up. Now it won't boot anything.
> > Switching it on the screen just stays blank.
> > Is it possible some how to reset the machine to factory defaults?
> I think holding down the ctrl-apple-P-R key combination will do it for you. The
> P-R stands for Parameter RAM.
Nope, no luck. Simply nothing happens.