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Re: Help:-- Beige G3 boot problem



On Sun, Sep 30, 2001 at 08:02:52PM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> 
> and nvsetenv (without arguments). Also, you might try booting into Open
> Firmware using the cmd-opt-o-f combination at boot. If you get an OF prompt,
> you can then check the list of devices OF recognizes using
> 
> dev / ls
> 
> and check the list of valid aliases using
> 
> devalias

note that ofpath reads aliases, it prints the canonical path.

> The idea is to see if ofpath is returning a valid hardware path for your
> drive. You might also try typing in ofpath's result literally into
> 
> nvsetenv boot-device path-ofpath-returns
> 
> because some versions of ofpath on some machines were putting bogus
> invisible characters into the path. btw, the path should end with :0 despite
> the fact your root is on partition 6.

yes and in fact that broken ofpath is what is in potato.

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

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