Subject: Trouble booting on G3 Powerbook (Pismo)
To: None <>
From: Arvid Warnecke <>
List: port-macppc
Date: 07/13/2004 19:21:39
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Hello everybody,

right now I am installing NetBSD on my G3 Powerbook for the first time.
Everything seems fine, but I am not able to boot the system.
I use Mac OS X and NetBSD 1.6.2 on the same disk. So I went to page 76
in the installation manual and tried to create a nvalias for my BSD
partition to boot.

printenv boot-device
boot-device	mac-io/ata-4@1f000/@0:10,\\:tbxi hd:,\\:txbi

But now I am a bit confused. NetBSD partition is on 12 and swap is on
11. How can I create a nvalias for that? The one I tried does not seem
to work. Right now I can't remember the syntax and I have no idea how
to get my aliases shown in Open Firmware.

Hope somebody might be able to help.


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