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Re: Boot scripts and Firmware Update 4.1.8



On Thu, Sep 06, 2001 at 03:10:59PM +0200, Jens Schmalzing wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Ethan Benson writes:
> 
> > most machines won't boot yaboot directly
> 
> Well, mine does.
> 
> > what version of ybin are you using? 
> 
> The one from sid, i.e. 1.2.4.
> 
> > is your disk partitioned correctly?
> 
> If you mean by 'correct' that it has an 800k partition marked
> Apple_Bootstrap directly after the driver partitions, the answer is
> no.  This partition comes second after the drivers and is 16M in size
> (mainly for historic reasons).  As long as I start it with the correct
> OF device path, this shouldn't matter, should it?  I mean, it used to
> work with the same version of ybin and yaboot before I updated Open
> Firmware.

if its type Apple_HFS then macos is probably corrupting it.  

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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