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Re: Install on a PowerMacintosh 7200/90

On Mon, Apr 15, 2002 at 08:04:15AM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 15, 2002 at 12:11:56PM +0300, Janne Karjanlahti wrote:
> > Hello!
> > 
> > Only real problem is that because that version of Open Firmware doesn't 
> > drive display, I have never actually seen quik to boot, only blank 
> > screen. After linux starts to boot everything is ok. I haven't figured 
> > out yet how I can boot different kernels, ie how to use quik boot-menu 
> > with my blank screen...
> Right. You can't, unless you hook up another machine.  It's sending
> and receiving over the modem port.  Nice to hear it worked well in
> spite of that. The potato version does _not_ work so well, so I'd
> advise installing woody.

i also would advise you to check out the netbsd.org page on ports; it
has links and other info you might consider doing and/or using. e.g.,
updating your OF, there's an OF patch (1.0.5), and some other utils.
I don't know if your model of box should have the OF upgrade, but you
can check it out on the page below.

OF patch:



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