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Re: Bug#116780: util-linux: hwclock shouldn't be run

On Mon, Nov 05, 2001 at 11:41:11AM +0100, Christoph Ewering wrote:

> Do you unplug the mainboard from the powersupply?


> Apple calls this a "mainboard reset"
> 1. unplug AC-Powercord
> 2. remove the mainboard battery
> 3. disconnet powersupply from mainboard
> 4. press the startup-button (or reset-button on the mainboard)
> 5. after a few minutes put it all back together, that´s it.


> This process should reset the NVRAM to defaults for every mac.


> Some macs only need a cuda-reset, look for a little button on the 
> mainboard, but attention G4s have also a button on the mainboard and 
> Apple warns not to press this button longer than 1 second or you can 
> damage your mac (think this is the way a G4 enters 
> firmware-download-mode or something like that)

G4s don't have CUDA.

in my case i had to boot the backup copy of OF to fix things.

Ethan Benson

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