Subject: Re: 6500 Boot help
To: Andy Stranks <email@example.com>
From: Daniel Eggert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/23/2003 09:16:41
Question is, what your IDE controller is called inside Open Firmware.
Try to run
(I think, might be devaliases) and send me the output.
On onsdag, jan 22, 2003, at 23:55 Europe/Copenhagen, Andy Stranks wrote:
> Yet another guy with a macppc boot problem.
> So this is what I have and where I am....
> Mac 6500 - Openfirmware 2.0.4 - Upgraded to 15Gb IDE drive - Standard
> everything else
> NetBSD installed after booting from boot.fs created floppy and sets
> using FTP.
> Majority (13 odd Gb) allocated to / as partition 'a', 384Mb swap as
> 'b', rest
> as /home as 'g'
> No MacOS anywhere - 8.6 on the drive replaced.
> Installer worked very well, better than NetBSD-sparc. Now that the
> install is
> finished however I can't get NetBSD to boot. I've RTFMed but perhaps I
> see the wood from the trees. Can someone point out the correct boot
> or boot-device / boot-file variables to use. I have the load-base &
> set & the patch (cpoke x3) set so everything should be set.
> Many thanks in advance.