Re: install (boot) problem sarge powerbook G3 (wallstreet)
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- Subject: Re: install (boot) problem sarge powerbook G3 (wallstreet)
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- Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2004 20:13:40 +0100
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On Mon, 2004-09-27 at 05:42, Rick Thomas wrote:
> Actually, miboot is a fully-fledged bootloader. The only thing it
> needs is a very small HFS partition to run out of (just big enough
> for the initrd image and the compressed kernel -- plus the miboot
> program itself, of course!). It masquerades as a "System" file and
> fools the oldWorld Mac boot-ROM into loading it as if it were.
> Once loaded, it turn around and loads the kernel and initrd -- then
> gets out of the way.
Hmm, would be slightly better than BootX then.
Still a pain to change kernels regularly though......
What is the problem to get quik to work actually?
Is Apple not giving some info?