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Re: new installation

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Cordes" <peter@llama.nslug.ns.ca>
To: <debian-powerpc@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2001 2:24 PM
Subject: Re: new installation

> > shutdown, boot up while holding down `command option p r' which will
> > reset the nvram back to its default settings which boot only MacOS.
>  That didn't work for me, when I found myself in the same position.  I
> http://www.netbsd.org/Ports/macppc/faq.html helpful.  They say that
> cmd-opt-p-r won't solve this, but the solution they propose works:  Turn
> the computer, and unplug it from wall.  Remove the battery from the mobo,
> and wait 10 minutes.  This will reset your OpenFirmware settings.
>  I need to find a mac serial <-> db25 adapter :(

well for me it worked, and i just ordered a mac serial cable, but it will
only be here in 4 business days, aargh.

(ask you computer supplier for a catalog of cables and accessoires, it
should be in there)
it costed me 5 euro (approx 5 USD)

but i am still trying to boot debian, i tried loads of things, but got into
linux yet ...


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