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Re: problems with woody quik on beige g3 300

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Edd Dumbill wrote:
> So, I picked up a beige G3 300 from eBay.  It has OpenFirmware 2.4, and
> has a Rage 64 Pro graphics chip.
> I'm trying to complete an install of woody on this machine.  BootX works
> great, but I've had no luck with quik.  Specifically, the symptoms are
> that it just sits there on reboot -- not even a monitor signal or any
> error message.  Boot into OF, type 'boot', and I see 'unable to open
> ata/ata-disk@0:0'.  (I've tried every conceivable combination for
> boot-device, including substituting 0:0 for 0:2, see below, and been
> through every value for load-base).

According to my beige G3's device-tree at work, there is no such thing
as ata/ata-disk. You need to change your boot-device setting.


- canonical names:

/pci/mac-io/ide@20000/disk@0:<partition>	(master on first bus)
/pci/mac-io/ide@20000/disk@1:<partition>	(slave on first bus)
/pci/mac-io/ide@21000/disk@0:<partition>	(master on second bus)
/pci/mac-io/ide@21000/disk@1:<partition>	(slave on second bus)

Not sure that the second IDE bus is available on a connector; I can't
open the box right now.

You can also try the aliases, each with the disk part appended:

/ata-int/	->  /pci/mac-io/ide@20000/
/ide/		->  /pci/mac-io/ide@20000/
/ide0/		->  /pci/mac-io/ide@20000/
(all on the first IDE bus)

/ide1/		->  /pci/mac-io/ide@21000/
(second IDE bus)

There is no alias 'ata' nor 'ata-disk' (on my machine, at least).

Except I'm booting from SCSI, quik works perfectly well on my beige




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