Subject: Re: Installing on a Powerstack
To: Simon Liebold <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jochen Kunz <email@example.com>
Date: 01/16/2005 21:09:09
On Sun, 16 Jan 2005 18:22:15 +0100
Simon Liebold <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Just a guess, but verify that PReP-Boot Mode is enabled within
> > PPCBUG (via the ENV command). The "no residual data" looks
> > suspicious in this regard.
> I got OpenFirmware instead of PPCBUG. There are two variables that
> could be what you mean: "pboot-probe" and "auto-pboot" both which i
> have set"true".=20
The PowerStack II OpenFirmware is knowen to never supply residual
data to the OS. This is only one of several bugs. AFAIK Linux "solves"
this problem by faking the residual data to itself.