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From: Andrew Finley <afinley@...>
Subject: Re: SGI O2 R5000 on initial boot screen freaks out
Date: 16 Nov 2004 16:43:54 -0600
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
> 
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