New booter

Kevin Puetz puetzk at
Tue Sep 14 06:37:36 EST 1999

True, but it would be _much_ more convenient if you could just read them 
from a text file. Eventually, of course. Preferably with a syntax as close
as makes sense to quik.conf/lilo.conf

What a week, quik got fixed, AND a new booter for OF-deficient machines to
free them from needing MacOS just to bootstrap Linux!


> On Mon, Sep 13, 1999 at 07:51:46PM +0000, Andreas Bogk wrote:
>> Benjamin Herrenschmidt <bh40 at> writes:
>> > I forgot to mention that the kernel args can be changed by editing the
>> > CMDL resource in the System file with resedit. Don't forget the trailing
>> > 0, it's a C string !
>> What's the point of a boot application that works without MacOS when
>> yu need MacOS to modify the kernel args?
> You don't.  You can hack them with a hex editor if you prefer.  Are
> there decent tools for dealing with hfs resource forks from linux? Not
> that I know of but there is nothing stopping someone from writing one.

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