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Re: Fwd: Re: Fw: Woody install docs and Nubus

On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 04:12:51PM +0100, Clive Menzies wrote:
> At 7:15 am -0700 19/7/02, Chris Tillman wrote:
> >Here's what happened:
> >
> >http://www.debian.org/ports/powerpc/keycodes
> >
> >If you boot with keyboard_sends_linux_keycodes=1, you should be able to
> >resurrect your install. To try to shut it down gracefully, refer to the
> >web page.
> Ooops - so much for planning ahead ;-)
> In the web page it refers to adding keyboard_sends_linux_keycodes=1 
> in quik.conf or yaboot.conf neither of which I use.  Do I put this in 
> the lilo.conf (MacOS) file after rootdev=?
No, there isn't any lilo or lilo.conf for powerpc, AFAIK. If neither
of those, then you must be using BootX? Just type it into the boot
arguments box.

For the two .conf files you mentioned, the syntax is 


in the image section. For quik and yaboot, you can also type out the 
additional boot argument after the image name and a space. For 

boot: Linux keyboard_sends_linux_keycodes=1

> Also I'm still stuck in the install so can't issue shutdown or edit 
> anything (gracefully or otherwise)?

That's why I referred you to the web page. It explains what the broken
equivalents are for most keys, for example halt= p]j3<F5>.
To abort the process that's running (Ctrl-c):

Hold <F6> and type m

*------v--------- Installing Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 --------v------*
|      <http://www.debian.org/releases/woody/installmanual>      |
|   debian-imac (potato): <http://debian-imac.sourceforge.net>   |
|            Chris Tillman        tillman@voicetrak.com          |
|                   May the Source be with you                   |

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