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Old 12-31-2001, 10:02 AM   #1
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Question iMac Open Firmware won't boot on Blue iMac....


I seem to have installed Mandrake on my iMac, but as indicated may happen openfirmware does not detect the linux partition on startup...

The documentation differs from the infor at the end of installation and I could get neither to work... I can get the Openfirmware console up and I type in:


setenv boot-device hd:6,\\:tbxi

as it says in the installation instructions...

I guess I need to hit return... to which I get "OK" and then have no clue what to do... shutdown does not work (is not recognised) so I power off and restart to no effect...

Also when I type the "\\" bit nothing show on screen ie it looks like:

setenv boot-device hd:6, :tbxi


Any help/suggestions?
 
  


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