Re: Howto boot iMac from floppy?
s. keeling writes:
> How to create iMac yaboot boot flopp(y|ies)?
This is not supported at all.
> For whatever reason, the machine I'm banging my head on won't boot
> from the sarge netinst CD. This is the second CD I've tried that's
> failed. This one, I burned myself at speed=2. I suspect
> something's wrong with this old iMac's CD drive. Either that, or I
> missed something important in my reading up on this. No amount of
> booting holding down the "C" key produces any sort of recognition of
> the CD from this thing.
Boot into Open Firmware by holding Command+Option+O+F when the startup
chime sounds. At the prompt, you can examine the contents of the CD
and explicitly tell the machine to start yaboot.
> On the Mac, am I supposed to copy any of that into the Mac's HD?
You can also copy yaboot, yaboot.conf, vmlinux and initrd.gz to the
hard disk and start yaboot from there.
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