Re: Pushing up daisies...
In newsgate.debian.powerpc, Leandro Dutra wrote:
> Maybe I'm naive, but why then your disk drive and CD would spin?
> Aren't they spinned by OpenFirware, or just by having power applied to =
AFAIK, they're only spinning up because they have power.
> I wouldn't think you could alter the entry point for Open Firmware, but
> that you could alter the initialization process after Open Firmware has
Could very well be completely wrong, judging from what I read here:
> Booting from CD, or simply don't booting maybe will do the trick.
> AFAIK, the trick is getting to boot without the hard disk attached so
> that OF will try the default initialization methods, namely the CD or
> But maybe I've just misunderstood the method.
> Anyway no hurt in trying.
It's not booting anything. Disconnecting HD does nothing. It's not booting
the CD-ROM (even with C held upon startup), and I can't enter OF. Display
doesn't power up.
Looking a bit grim :(
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