Subject: Re: 8600/200 won't boot. revised
To: Henry B. Hotz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 12/13/2001 09:52:11
On Wed, 12 Dec 2001, Henry B. Hotz wrote:
> At 11:22 PM -0800 12/11/01, Michael Wolfson wrote:
> >So, can anyone on the list say with any confidence that setting the
> >load-base to 600000 is *necessary* to boot? It's not necessarily
> >detrimental in all my tests, but it's definitely not required. Granted, I
> >have no idea what OF 2.x systems do, but the default load-base on OF 1.0.5
> >and 3 have no problems with any of our boot methods.
> I *think* I tried using 500000 to boot the floppy image on a OF 2 mac (PDQ).
My recolection is I had to use load-base to boot off of a floppy, though I
don't recall if that was booting our bootx, or booting ofwboot.xcf off of
a file system.
This is on an OF 2.0 system.