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Re: Installing NetBSD on an iBook G4
> Do NOT use pdisk. I was unable to convince OFW to recognize the FAT
> partition if Apple partition table was present, so you want disk to
> use MBR.
Hm, maybe I don't understand the conditions of this advice.
On one of my "boots only NetBSD" Mac Minis, I used pdisk, and I'm
using this layout:
Command (? for help): p
Partition map (with 512 byte blocks) on '/dev/rwd0c'
#: type name length base ( size )
1: Apple_partition_map Apple 63 @ 1
2: Apple_HFS Boot 40960 @ 64 ( 20.0M)
3: Apple_UNIX_SVR2 NetBSD-root 409600 @ 41024 (200.0M) S0 RUFS k0 /
4: Apple_UNIX_SVR2 NetBSD-swap 2662400 @ 450624 ( 1.3G) S1 SFS k0 (swap)
5: Apple_UNIX_SVR2 NetBSD-var 8388608 @ 3113024 ( 4.0G)
6: Apple_UNIX_SVR2 NetBSD-usr 301080176 @ 11501632 (143.6G) S2 UFS k0 /usr
Device block size=512, Number of Blocks=312581808 (149.1G)
Offhand I can't exactly remember the details of what I put in
each partion, but I suspect my ofwboot.xcf went into the
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