Re: NEWBIE: bootdisk for powermac (SOLVED+TRICK)
I think I found something usefull regarding the original boot floppy for
the powermac. It locks your keyboard, so I did the following:
mount the disk
vi or edit .resource/System
change 1 into 0
write it and boot it
You just have to be quick when changing disks. I think this solution is
far more simpile then the ones described below (which I only got worked
Does this sound reasonable to you?
Should I send this to someone at Debian, so they can make an 'alternative
On Tue, 13 Feb 2001, Sebastiaan wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Feb 2001, Claus wrote:
> > Hi Sebastiaan!
> > >:
> > >: So:
> > >: - which image is needed so my mac will boot it
> > look for:
> > /usr/src/linux/arch/ppc/coffboot/vmlinux.coff
> > it's been made by 'make zImage' iirc
> > and will be loaded from OF
> > "boot fd:vmlinux.coff"
> Cool, worked almost: it was
> boot fd:1,vmlinux.coff
> on an msdos formatted floppy (?)
> Is this not strange, I always thought Aplle hated M$?
> > Claus