Subject: Re: Documentation correction
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Eric Damien Berna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/30/2001 10:15:57
I tried Lars' suggestion on my Power Macintosh 8500, but it didn't
work. OpenFirmware complained that the string was too long.
At 9:06 PM -0400 5/23/01, Lars Kellogg-Stedman wrote:
>The various bits of open firmware documentation on netbsd.org suggest that
>for OF 1.05 systems, it is not possible to add the "wBoot" routine to the
>nvramrc after applying apple's "System Disk" patches + the via-cuda patch
>because of size restrictions.
>This is true.
>However, it suggests that the workaround -- putting the forth code itself
>in boot-command -- will only work on OF 2.0 or greater (see
>On my PM 7300, the following appears to have worked just fine:
> 0 > setenv boot-command begin ['] boot catch 1000 ms cr again
>So I can have the via-cuda patch and still deal with a disk that takes a
>little time to spin up after power-on.
>Lars Kellogg-Stedman <email@example.com>