Subject: Re: booting 6400
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Izumi Tsutsui <email@example.com>
Date: 03/09/2000 23:24:43
> >BTW, some buggy OpenFirmware cannot get "bootpath" correctly
> >and requires "bootdev" to boot kernel.
> Thanks. This, along with the the printenv dump that John
> pointed me toward helped me figure out the problem is what
> you are describing. I couldn't find "bootdev" documented
> anywhere (I'm using boot-device, which the kernel seems to be
> happy with).
Oops, sorry. "bootdev" is the internal variable in
/usr/mdec/ofwboot. "boot-device" is the right name.
Some OF (including my Apus2000) does not set bootpath,
so ofwboot use "boot-device" if "bootpath" == NULL.