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Re: [Debian-PowerMacs]Installation on Imac 600Mhz

On Mon, Feb 25, 2002 at 12:44:23AM -0500, eric.s.cote@sympatico.ca wrote:
> it's this you should point at with the command (in that shell u invoke from
> the installer). type: nvsetenv 'ofpath /dev/hda15' . that should tell the
> kernel (?) or whatever it is that that's the root boot, and it should boot
> into linux from the HDD.

That'd be more like 'nvsetenv boot-device `ofpath /dev/hda15`', as there
are many NVRAM variables that can be set. That sets a parameter in the
system's NVRAM area to tell the system what it's supposed to try to boot
from in the future.

Derrik Pates      |   Sysadmin, Douglas School   |    #linuxOS on EFnet
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