Subject: Re: Better late than never: revamped INSTALL notes
To: Michael Wolfson <>
From: Alex Zepeda <>
List: port-macppc
Date: 09/07/2003 17:16:44
On Sun, Sep 07, 2003 at 02:46:42PM -0700, Michael Wolfson wrote:

> What about the syntax from the boot CD HOW-TO?

Without going thru the full bootable CD steps (i.e. $snag_boot and
$ofw_boot set to ''), it works.  Didn't have all that other stuff setup so
I didn't try.

With the stuff you have, I get this error:

mkhybrid: option `-a' is ambiguous
Usage: mkisofs [options] file...

Use mkisofs -help
to get a list of valid options.

-a is of course the primary difference between the two example commands

> Weird.  Does anyone else see this problem?  Can you set boot-device to
> *anything*, or does it have to be a valid boot-device?

Haven't tried "anything" but I will fiddle around with it the next time I

> This is on OF 2.0.x, not 2.4?

Yup.  2.0.1f.  Beige G3 Rev. A.

> BTW, you might want to set your mailer to wrap to 80 or less columns.

The text editor is set to wrap at the width of the window.  That xterm was
probably set to about 132 cols.  Sorry.

- alex