Subject: Re: 1.5 ISOs available for download
To: Tracy J. Di Marco White <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 12/06/2000 14:54:24
On Wed, 6 Dec 2000, Tracy J. Di Marco White wrote:
: }This will work for OFW 1 and 2 if the CD has *NO* HFS partition, but in that
: }case it will not boot on OFW 3. If you add HFS, it will boot on OFW 3, but
: }not OFW 1 or 2. To boot on all macppc's requires some serious magic.
: I can update the readme for now to say that it only is bootable on OFW 1 & 2,
: not OFW3. "serious magic" sounds like it could be gotten around by splitting
: across two CDs, since two are needed for all architectures anyway?
You can split across two CD's, but thanks to
basesrc/distrib/cdrom/macppc_installboot, it's not necessary to duplicate
the macppc booter, kernel, and binary sets on both CD's. (I put a lot of
effort into making all OFW's boot the same disc, to reduce confusion.)
-- Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> * http://www.wasabisystems.com/
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