Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-user

From: matt hull <mattmatteh@×××.com>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Mac Mini PPC framebuffer
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 19:25:18
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Mac Mini PPC - Is this the right list? by Mark Knecht
>> 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 firmware.
> I can see that running ybin -v has an impact on the bootstrap > partition: > > MacMini etc # ybin -v > ybin: Finding OpenFirmware device path to `/dev/hda2'... > ybin: Installing first stage bootstrap /usr/lib/yaboot/ofboot onto / > dev/hda2... > ybin: Installing primary bootstrap /usr/lib/yaboot/yaboot onto /dev/ > hda2... > 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!
np :) matt -- gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o mailing list