Re: "Setting Up General Console Font" DebianPPC error lockup
Or, wait to see if somebody else here has an easier way.
I would say you just boot your current system with the parameter
'init=/bin/bash', then do an fsck of the root fs, remount the root
parition read-write and try to fix it.
Now that sounds a _lot_ easier : you'll need to repeat *all* of the
bootargs when you run `setenv', then do not run savenv, go straight to
Thanks for the clarification, Thomas.
Erm - did I miss the <irony/sarcasm> tag here ;-) ?
Are you using and oldworld mac who uses a more complicated boot
mechanism like bootx? With my newworld G3 I just choose 'l' for linux at
the primary yaboot bootprompt and then enter
"Linux init=/bin/bash" at the secondary promt (which is a bit tricky to
to a non-US keyboard layout).
Then I get a bash promt without touching any initscript. To boot, i just
to 'exec /sbin/init'....