Yaboot problems

Olaf Hering olh at suse.de
Mon Aug 7 05:31:00 EST 2000

On Sun, Aug 06, Giuliano Pochini wrote:

> > > Oh, another thing... How can I type the "\" char in OpenFirmware using the USB
> > > keyboard ?!?  I had to attach the old (and MUCH BETTER) ADB keyb to type it.
> >
> > If you can type on a ADB keyboard you have proably a B&W G3. Some
> > keyboards can not produce the \ key. I guess the OF keymap is broken.
> Oh, this is a really useful info. Tnx !!  :-)))
> > The os-chooser gives you the choice between MacOS and yaboot, not
> > yaboot.
> So I need to change the OF boot device each time I want to boot the other OS
> ??

Nope, point it to your Linux boot partition and load the os-chooser
You can use ybin or lilo to automate that. ybin is at ppclinux.apple.com
and lilo is at ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/projects/powerpc/lilo/

Gruss Olaf

 $ man clone

       Main feature not yet implemented...

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