mitch99 at telus.net
Sun Oct 28 01:47:23 UTC 2012
Attempting to boot Netboot PowerPC from a re-writeable CD. It loads the kernel, it loads the ramdisk, but then gives me the following:
<quote> invalid memory access at %SRRO: 00c09410 %SSR!: 00083030
Apple powermac 18.104.22.168f1 BootROM built on 03/11/04 09:18:55
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After that I end up at an open firmware prompt suggesting I use "boot-mac" or "shut-down"
Have tried all the options suggested by the open firmware boot, such as cli video=ofonly, cli-expert video=ofonly, etc etc. All produce the same result.
Anybody else experiencing this sort of thing?
(Just for the record, I should add that I've yet to be able to boot the eMac PPC with a USB stick - even after having followed Greg's instructions re use of "dd". The boot from open firmware produces only an error message. I will eventually get to the bottom of that - the more I read the more I feel like I'm getting close. In the meantime for my testing I've been using re-writeable DVD's and that has worked well enough for the various images.)
Anyway I'd like to know if anyone else is experiencing similar difficulties with the net boot image.
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