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Re: iMac netboot issues
On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 07:18:38AM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> Turns out this works, in the sense that I can boot. It doesn't work,
> though, in the sense that I can't use the resulting boot, because it
> assumes the console keyboard is ADB (which it isn't; the iMac doesn't
> have ADB as far as I can tell from looking at the connectors - the
> keyboard is USB) and infinite-loops prompting for the root device type.
How old is this iMac? If it's RevA, it *does* have adb but the connector
is not populated on the mainboard. We used one of these as a demo system
for NetBSD at tradeshows years ago and IIRC I had to build kernels for it
which omitted adb entirely to get usb console keyboard to work.
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