Re: Help:-- Beige G3 boot problem
From: Ethan Benson <email@example.com>
To: PowerPC <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Help:-- Beige G3 boot problem
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 22:21:34 -0800
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
> you can then check the list of devices OF recognizes using
> dev / ls
> and check the list of valid aliases using
Dear Mr Tillman and Mr Benson,
I am using the 2.2R3 cds. Here is the output of the dev /ls and
devalias (not all of it)..
dev / ls
the output of devalias is..
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
> the fact your root is on partition 6.
yes and in fact that broken ofpath is what is in potato.
the output of ofpath for /dev/hda6 is
now what do i need to give the arguments for the nvsetenv command?
I am from a wintel world and if this seems to be elementary please excuse
Thank you gentlemen for your help,
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