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Re: new installation

ok, now i really screwed up ...

----- Original Message -----
From: "Adam C Powell IV" <hazelsct@mit.edu>
To: <debian-powerpc@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2001 4:48 PM
Subject: Re: new installation

> Andrew Sharp wrote:
> > Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> > >
> > > Hmm...  here's something which may work.  Is there a .coff kernel
image on the
> > > CD, e.g. vmlinux-2.2.18pre21.coff?  If so, try copying that onto an
> > > HFS-formatted blank floppy.  Then when you boot, hold down something
> > > command-option-O-F to boot into OF.

i never been able to boot into OF ...

> > > Oh wait, before you reboot, look for the Boot Variables MacOS utility,
so you
> > > can disable auto-boot and set the input device to the keyboard and
output to
> > > screen (see my last post on the values of these vars for 4400/clones).
> > > when you reboot, you should not need command-option-O-F to get you
into OF.

so i thought, i will try setting auto-boot off with the bootvariables macos
utility like you said ... but when i rebooted, ... nothing happend, nothing,
no screen output nothing, it doesnt even boot from the hfs floppy anymore

sigh, ... is there anything i can do ? or is this box lost ?

i never found a .coff kernel either on the cdrom.


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