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Re: How do I use those PowerMac images-1.44?

On Wed, Sep 06, 2000 at 09:33:55PM -0400, John R. MacPhail wrote:
> As I mentioned above, you should hope to avoid all this floppy stuff.
> But it does need clearer explanation.  Here are two questions I still
> have:
>   1.  I was able to boot with floppies made from boot-floppy-hfs.img
> and root.bin, but never made any sense out of rescue.bin -- does it
> work for anybody?  What is it supposed to do?

It's downloaded during installation to install a kernel from.  It's not

>   2.  Once we are in ResEdit, modifying the arguments being sent to
> the Linux kernel on boot-floppy-hfs.img, what is the procedure for
> specifying that root.bin can be found on some hard disk partition
> instead of in the floppy drive?

No can do.

I'm going to try to get more useful video modes onto the 2.2r1
installer, if I have time.


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