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From: "Stephen P. Becker" <spbecker@...>
Subject: Re: SGI O2 R5000 on initial boot screen freaks out
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 17:41:22 -0500
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

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