Gentoo Archives: gentoo-mips

From: Andrew Finley <afinley@×××××××.edu>
To: gentoo-mips@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-mips] SGI O2 R5000 on initial boot screen freaks out
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 22:43:56
Message-Id: 1100645034.14720.33.camel@populus
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-mips] SGI O2 R5000 on initial boot screen freaks out by "Stephen P. Becker"
Thanks Guys,
I'll try those options.

On Tue, 2004-11-16 at 16:41, Stephen P. Becker wrote:
> Oscar Almer wrote: > > Hi > > > > in my humble experience, it is possible to get an O2 to boot off a CD > > instead of a NFS partition by setting a PROM variable (OSLoadOptions > > or something like it) to point to /dev/cdroms/cdrom0. It saves the > > hassle of having to set up a NFS server thing if you never have done > > so before (like me). > > Disclaimer: I am not a developer, nor anything else. It just happened > > that that worked for me, so i thought i'd mention it. > > > > We actually do have a livecd now. It should be in the experimental > folder on the gentoo mirrors. Make sure to read the documentation in > the directory with it, as it doesn't automagically work. You have to > set prom variables first. > > Steve > > -- > gentoo-mips@g.o mailing list > >
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