Subject: Re: Please help a newbe?
To: Anthony D. Saxton <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 08/08/1998 21:35:03
On Sat, 8 Aug 1998, Anthony D. Saxton wrote:

> I am trying to install NetBSD on my PowerComputing PowerCenter. I have
> downloaded all the files (didn't find a kernal though!), created the
> boot floppy and figured out how to get to Open Firmware to boot it. I
> was lost at this point! I could not figure out how to initiallize and
> install on the hard drive. So, back to MacOS...
> >From MacOS I used the NetBSD mac68K tools to initialize the partitions
> and install the packages for the NetBSD powermac. Now when I boot the
> floppy, it doesn't even see the drive I intended to use! The drive in
> question is located at SCSI address 4. Originally it appeared, as
> expected, at SD2. Now my Jaz drive (formally SD3) appears as SD2.

The SAME floppy no longer sees the drive? What are the boot messages?

Take care,