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Re: how to make a 7220 boot with quik

On Thu, Jul 05, 2001 at 12:44:18AM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 05, 2001 at 03:08:29PM +1000, Steven Hanley wrote:
> > 
> > I finally tried igorning the append stuff in yaboot today and changing my 
> > boot-file variable innvram to have more than just
> quik you mean?  yaboot won't work on that machine.\

does it work with potato? (hopefully)

woops, yeah definitely using quik, sorry had been thinking about the fact
yaboot should not be needed on the machine and yet was in base install or some
such, although I remmeber it has ofpath and such so it will probably be

> 7200's don't need any boot-file variable.  please try the quik in
> woody which fixes a bug regarding setting of kernel command line
> args.  

well this one needed them, 7220 are a little bit different according to some
docs on linuxppc.org or osmewhere, also of course they have idea hardware, not
scsi like plain 7200s

> please run cat /proc/cmdline to see if any of this really worked, on
> penguinppc boot-file is simply thrown away, we have something
> completly bogus in there now, it just had to have something, even if
> it was `fartyfartyfoofoo'

well it never booted previously (needs the ide1=reset thing) and now it does,
and yes /proc/cmdline has the entire boot-file value I put in.

> strange.  

I shall try the new quik and see what happens.

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