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Re: On using the imstt driver on a 9600 (was: Re: X on a 9600 artifacts...)

On Tue, Aug 20, 2002 at 11:05:11PM +0200, Vinai Kopp wrote:
> And here, *Ups*, I f*ckuped :(
> I apt-get installed kernel-image-2.4.18-powerpc kernel-doc-2.4.18,
> edited /etc/quik.conf to point to /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.28-powerpc
> and ran quik: seemd like using lilo - but, well, it isn't lilo :(
> No my beloved mac sits and hangs when I boot.
> The monitor LED lights up so I guess something is happening, but the
> screen stays black :(
> The harddisks also powerup, but I can't hear them being accessed.
> So, me thinks, I reconed that could happen when playing with a new
> architecture and I already know how to install debian fromn floppies.
> But - *Ups again* - the darn thing won't boot from the floppies any-
> more! It does seems like I wasn't carefull enough *sigh*
> The next thing is rescuing the box.
> According to http://penguinppc.org/projects/quik/quirks.shtml
> the "output-device defaults to ttya" on 9600 macs. Hm, how can I make
> that output visible? Any other pointers or ideas what to do?

Use Cmd-Opt-P-R at the chime to reset the PRAM, then you'll be able 
to boot the floppy. Otherwise it keeps booting into quik and apparently
going nowhere.

I suspect the kernel name is vmlinux-, not vmlinuz-.

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