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Re: Performing installer tests on PowerMac with USB sticks

On 4/30/19 2:42 PM, Frank Scheiner wrote:
> Hi Adrian,
> IIRC "aggaz" used a USB stick to boot his G5, see [1]. Seems like one
> can just `dd` the ISO to the USB stick and it works with `boot
> <DEVICE_ALIAS>:,\install\yaboot` or sometimes also with `boot
> <DEVICE_ALIAS>:,\\:tbxi` - if USB boot is supported by the machine.

Okay, I obviously don't want to boot Yaboot but GRUB ;).

> [1]: https://lists.debian.org/debian-powerpc/2019/04/msg00070.html
> Maybe you first start by attaching the USB stick to the machine and boot
> into OF, to see if a new device alias gets created for it.

Good idea, thanks.


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