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Re: PPC subarches

On Thu, 2004-08-05 at 22:13 +0100, Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Thu, 5 Aug 2004, Carlos [ISO-8859-1] Perelló Marín wrote:
> > >  OF is primarily the equivalent of the bios, and like any bios it knows
> > > how to boot (but not how to _select_ an OS to boot).  So far, I haven't
> > > found any comprehensive list of keyboard shortcuts.
> >
> > That's not true :-)
> >
> > Press the "alt" key after the "bong" (don't release it until you see the
> > something new)
> >
> > Surprise!! :-P
> >
>  So, it can select linux or OS9 (in my case), and then use yaboot to
> select which linux.  The usual problem with icons (they're only
> intuitive when you know what they mean), but I suppose I'm impressed.

It also supports network (if your machine is able to do it), cdrom and
firewire boot and I suppose that USB boot.


> Ken
Carlos Perelló Marín
Debian GNU/Linux Sid (PowerPC)
Linux Registered User #121232
mailto:carlos@pemas.net || mailto:carlos@gnome.org
Valencia - Spain

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