Re: getting PowerPC 3400c's attention
On Mon, 2005-09-19 at 15:03 -0700, Paul Scott wrote:
> I have been running sid on x86 for several years but just was given a
> 3400c PowerBook. I am a Mac Linux newbie.
> sid and X are installed with quik loader.
> quik seems to be set to autoboot: true
> I have mistakenly configured X for keyboard macintosh_old and now seem
> to be very stuck. I can't login to X (xdm). I don't know how to get to
> VT or single user mode. I don't know how to boot to single user or to
> Mac-OS 8.6 which is still present.
You can get into OF with cmd-opt-O-F at boot. boot /APPL,ROM or
something along those lines will get you to MacOS (you can also reset
the PRAM with cmd-opt-P-R, but you'll have to manually restore boot via
You can probably also try to halt quik by pressing a key fast enough I
suppose... not sure. I don't remember too well.
If you get to MacOS, BootX is the simplest way to go back to Linux.