Subject: Re: CD-ROM booting
To: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
From: SUNAGAWA Keiki <Keiki_SUNAGAWA@yokogawa.co.jp>
Date: 10/17/2000 09:29:02
Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Todd> On Thu, 12 Oct 2000, Michael Wolfson wrote:
Todd> What I now need to find out is exactly what's needed
Todd> in order to make a self-booting *HFS* CD-ROM. In the
Todd> Wasabi 1.5 distribution, we're already going to have
Todd> one CD carrying a HFS overlay partition (mkhybrid)
Todd> because I want the mac68k tools to be directly
Todd> runnable. This should make booting macppc easy.
It's great to hear that. Do you add `-hfs -part' options?
Todd> What files, under what pathnames, need to go where?
Todd> (Note that the boot floppy appears to be a real floppy
Todd> with a partition map, so using that as a boot file is
Todd> probably not useful; I'd likely need a ramdisk kernel
Todd> before it gets written to a disk image.)
I think that we need two boot files for various versions of
Open Firmware -- `ofwboot.xcf' for Open Firmware 1.x and
2.x, `ofwboot.elf' for 2.x and 3.x. Installation kernel
also needed, of course. hfsboot might be.
SUNAGAWA Keiki <Keiki_SUNAGAWA@yokogawa.co.jp>