Re: new installation
ok, now i really screwed up ...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Adam C Powell IV" <firstname.lastname@example.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,
> > > can disable auto-boot and set the input device to the keyboard and
> > > 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
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.