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Oscar Almer wrote:
> 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.
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