Subject: Re: More on B&W G3 and booting...
To: Mark & Suzanne <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 06/01/1999 17:40:35
On Sun, 30 May 1999, Mark & Suzanne wrote:
> That made some difference to the installboot it now reads out a series of
> block numbers.
> /mnt/usr/mdec/installboot -v /mnt/boot /mnt/usr/mdec/bootxx /dev/rwd0a
> This makes no difference to me at the boot prompt. I guess that I'm missing
> the correct incantation of boot? And what is the significance those numbers
> that installboot writes out?
> I've tried several different incantations of boot, has any one worked
> out how to use the various forth word to query labels etc etc
I don't think you want to deal with disk partitions/labels. I think bootxx
is just loaded as a series of blocks by OF.