Re: Switching from BootX to quik
On Mon, 14 Feb 2005 13:27:16 +0100
Hans Ekbrand <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Does the following output of nvsetenv look like yours?
looks good... or not ;-) Seriously, I can't tell from the output if you
got the correct boot-device (as I don't have a 5400 myself), or
load-base. But one thing looks does look bad : the boot-file parameter
should be set to the label you assigned to your kernel in
The first thing to do is to get correct OF input/ouput -- seeing the
actual OF errors may help debugging the boot process, even if the
messages sometimes look a bit cryptic ;-)
For correct load- and real-base settings, I'm afraid you'll need to
experiment a bit -- look at penguinppc.org and the NetBSD/macppc FAQ
for more info on possible values.
> Now, Linux resides on /dev/hda6, and quik installed something into the
> boot block of /dev/hda6, but the boot-device is set to
> ata/ata-disk@0:0 above. Should that be ata/ata-disk@0:6?
This is quite normal : AFAIK, quik writes some of it's bootloading
code into the MBR, which is 0:0. But you might want to check that the
ata/ata-disk device really exists under OF (using devalias, dev and ls
OF commands) -- this may vary sometimes (see included nvsetenv output on
Here's what I got from the 6400, edited to only show relevant vars :
(It is a good idea to set this to false until you get the values right)
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