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

on 25/02/2002 11:21, Derrik Pates at dpates@dsdk12.net wrote:

> 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.

ok, thanks for the correction. What I got was from the install manual; maybe
the manual's slightly off, or I hand copied it wrong?


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