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Old 01-04-2006, 05:14 AM   #1
rocha_pdq
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RS/6000 604e debian boot


Hello everybody!
I'm trying to install the debian distribution on a power pc IBM RS/6000 with the 604e processor, but I don't know how to boot the installation.
Anyone could help me?
Thanks!!
 
Old 01-04-2006, 10:30 PM   #2
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you need to boot the cd from openfirmware
"- type F8 (normal console) or 8 (serial console) during 'RS/6000 startup'.
- On the followin OpenFirmware prompt, which looks like '0>', type: boot cdrom:,\ppc\chrp\yaboot"
taken from http://www.ifh.ee.ethz.ch/~rharbers/rs6000/rs6000.html
 
  


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