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Re: moving from linuxppc - newbie needs help please



On Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 01:18:31PM +0900, pantaloon wrote:
> 
> early iMacs are OldWorld

bollocks.  ALL imacs are newworld.  

> OF didn't work ok on my Rev.B
> some people say that the latest firmware update will
> change the machine 2 NewWorld
> is this true?

ffs please use `to' its only one extra character and it would make
your mail much easier to read.

you should install the firmware updates since they do fix bugs.  but
all imacs are and always have been newworld.  

it is certainly possible there is a bug in the unpatched firmware that
is causing yaboot to fail though.  

> i think i did the update when
> making 8.5.1 > 8.6

updating the OS does not update the firmware.  

> but BootX is working OK

bootx is not recommended nor supported on newworlds (that means imacs) 

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

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