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Re: XF4 on Wallstret PBG3



On Thu, Jan 18, 2001 at 01:24:06AM -0800, Sam Powers wrote:
> 
> I've had a very, very tough time installing yaboot, and quite a long 
> discussion with Ethan Benson about installing it. We came to the conclusion 
> that my Wallstreet just SUCKS, and isn't really new-world. I don't really 
> know if it's new world, old world, or some weird in-between phase. OF is 
> probably broken, shattered, etc.

iirc i came to the conclusion it was oldworld, when it boots macos OF
boots /AAPL,ROM which is pure OldWorld which means yaboot won't work.  

there is of course quik which should in thoery work and would solve
any problems booting via yaboot would solve. 

easiest way to tell is:

cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep ^pmac-generation | awk '{print $3}'

but some kernels/machines don't seem to supply `pmac-generation'
though all oldworlds ive looked at do (all 3 of them ;-)).

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

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