cvs commit: src/sys/boot/ofw/libofw Makefile ofw_console.c
sobomax at FreeBSD.org
Fri Sep 19 19:52:39 UTC 2008
Peter, it was ignorance on my part, I apologize. Seems to be that I
should have been using "cd:,\\:tbxi" as boot-device instead with proper
boot.tbxi. I've reverted libofw change due to its hackish nature.
Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> Peter Grehan wrote:
>> Hi Maxim,
>>> On PowerPC send output to both "/chosen/stdout" and "screen" nodes,
>>> they point to the very same device. This should make loader usable on
>>> some (all?) PowerMacs
>> What machine(s) are you seeing this on ? I've 'C' hot-key booted a
>> bunch of different models with 7.1-BETA.
> MacMini G4 1.2GHz.
> I've re-checked with latest 7.1-BETA ISO, indeed if I am holding 'C' key
> the messages are displayed correctly, so that my checkin comment is
> partially invalid.
> However, the issue is that if I set boot-device in NVRAM to
> "cd:,\boot\loader cd:" or to "cd:,\boot\loader hd:6" (I use the latter
> to routinely bootstrap my Mini which has no HFS partitions) the screen
> remain gray and blank even though the FreeBSD boots unless I do
> ALT-CMD-O-F. With those two changes, both loader and kernel access
> console just fine.
> Am I doing something wrong?
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