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>> i assume you ran ybin -v after you changed yaboot.conf ?
> I did not. Is this required with yaboot? If it is it's my mistake
> totally. It's not required with grub which is what I'm used to using
> on x86 machines.
an x86 machine is legacy junk that uses a DOS boot system, not open
> I can see that running ybin -v has an impact on the bootstrap
> MacMini etc # ybin -v
> ybin: Finding OpenFirmware device path to `/dev/hda2'...
> ybin: Installing first stage bootstrap /usr/lib/yaboot/ofboot onto /
> ybin: Installing primary bootstrap /usr/lib/yaboot/yaboot onto /dev/
> ybin: Installing /etc/yaboot.conf onto /dev/hda2...
> ybin: Setting attributes on ofboot...
> ybin: Setting attributes on yaboot...
> ybin: Setting attributes on yaboot.conf...
> ybin: Blessing /dev/hda2 with Holy Penguin Pee...
> ybin: Updating OpenFirmware boot-device variable in nvram...
> MacMini etc #
> I cannot reboot and try it right now as the machine is doing some
> work. I'll try it later today and let you know how it goes. I suspect
> this might fix it.
> Once I get this done then I'll strip out a bunch of the leftover stuff
> from the kernel config and try to slim stuff down a bit.
dont forget to save your working kernel in /boot and the entry in
yaboot, that way if you mess up you can go back. i also put the
config with the kernel too.
> Thanks for all your help!
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