bootable CD's (Re: bootloader & head.S weirdness (patch))

Hollis R Blanchard hollis+ at
Wed Nov 24 05:17:34 EST 1999

On Tue, 23 Nov 1999, Cort Dougan wrote:
> } Ultimately, this will allow bootable CDs for Macs (with the help of
> } miBoot for oldworld machines), and with a bit more GUI and the help of an
> } installer, we'll be, I hope, the primary bootloader for newworld Macs. I
> } plan to slowly abandon BootX support for those machines since it involves
> } too many hacks to work around various issues related to getting rid of
> } MacOS and problems with devices MacOS put in a non-reset state).
> I think Yellowdog already has their cd bootable from macs.

That's TurboLinux. And they use miBoot.


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