Subject: Re: 8600/200 won't boot. revised
To: Henry B. Hotz <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: port-macppc
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.

Take care,