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Re: Boot-floppies for PowerBook G3 Wallstreet

On Mon, Jun 16, 2003 at 09:00:22PM -0700, Henry House wrote:
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> On Sun, Jun 15, 2003 at 09:29:35AM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> [...]
> > So, you have 3 floppies now, right? 
> > 
> > boot-floppy-hfs.img root.bin rescue.bin 
> > 
> > And you're using boot-floppy-hfs.img amd root.bin during
> > the boot, and rescue.bin during the kernel install?
> I ended up doing a net install with only two floppies (hfs-boot and root).
> Very convenient :-).
> Unfortunately the installer did not set up OF booting with quik funtionally
> and I have no way to boot into the newly installed system since there is
> apparently no way to set the kernel arguments (need root=/dev/hda8 in my
> case) when using the hfs-boot floppy. :-(

You can use a binary editor to set that in the image, or the sometimes-
working perl script at 


Did it give an error? Do you have access to OF? What messages do you see?

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