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Re: woody boot-floppies

On Fri, Nov 02, 2001 at 03:32:25PM -0800, ozymandias G desiderata wrote:
> Hi!
> I'm trying to install woody onto a G4 Cube using Ethan's current
> preferred method (drop the relevant files on the root of the relevant
> volume, craft a yaboot.conf, reboot into OF, etc) using the current
> version of boot-floppies. Here is the entirety of my yaboot.conf:
> image=linux
> label=install
> initrd=root.bin
> initrd-size=8192
> append="video=ofonly"
> The command I'm using from OF to boot is
> boot hd:,yaboot
> and then I type 'install' at the yaboot prompt. I get a 'Loading
> ramdisk' message (with something that follows immediately afterwards
> too quickly to read), the screen blanks, and then it comes back with a
> white OF screen with these words:
> ... ok
> copying OF device tree...done
> Calling quiesce ...
> DO-QUIESCE finishedbooting...
> and hangs.

is this an ibook2 (the ibook that doesn't look like a toilet seat)?
benh reported that 2.2 does this on these machines, and 2.2 isn't
exactly supported on any of apple's new hardware.

we need to add a 2.4 flavor for powerpc boot-floppies.

Ethan Benson

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