Subject: Re: Installing 1.5 on mac G4 AGP getting me nuts !
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthew Browne <email@example.com>
Date: 05/16/2001 19:24:32
At 21:37 -0700 15/5/2001, Michael Wolfson wrote:
>Hum. How are you booting it? CLAIM failed is an Open Firmware error
>message, and not a kernel message.
I've tried quite a few ways, the only ones that comes even close
for the boot kernel being...
and for the regular kernel...
I've tried booting from a hybrid CDROM but with that it fails with
a can't open device error and printing the device...
>It could also be that the PPC7450 isn't supported, since those CPUs were
>only recently included in new models. Also I've had reports of people with
>the same motherboard, but the older CPU (in the 466 and 533 MHz model) have
>no troubles with NetBSD 1.5 and later.
Yes, that's what I wondered. I've noticed that no one else has mentioned
getting NetBSD to boot on a 7450 on the list.
>If it's not supported, could you provide more details, such as type in what
>appears on screen so maybe we could try to get it working?
I'll go do that. I'll post it soon.
>:)I'll try the 1.5.2 kernels too.
>There's no 1.5.2 yet -- 1.5.1 is the version we're about to release.
Yeah, I meant the new beta 2 snapshot of 1.5.1.