PPC miniinst.iso available
grehan at freebsd.org
Sun Jan 2 02:19:52 GMT 2005
Is this your G4/400 ?
>> I tried creating a partition within s3 (the ~ 4GB slice),
>> but it didn't ask me for size and just allocated everything to
>> the partition (/). I tried auto partition as well, and that seemed
>> ok until I tried either to start write (W) the changes or run
>> the install - then it failed saying it couldn't mount ad1s3 on /
>> (which it shouldn't try to do, it should be mounting ad1s3a).
There certainly needs to be some changes to the disk editor :)
WRT partitions, do you think it would be useful to have them within a
slice ? I've been thinking about allowing GPT partitions within a
slice for a while, although it does complicate the loader a bit.
> - create a number of partitions from within Disk Utility (I used
> HFS, but anything will do), one for each FreeBSD partitions required.
> These showed up as ad1s10,11,12 and 13.
> For booting (this is the secondary disk) I used:
> boot cd:,\boot\loader ultra1:10
> (ultra0 and ultra1 are devaliases for first IDE disk and second IDE
> in OpenFirmware, as the OF command 'devalias' will tell you).
There's also ide0 and ide1 aliases, at least on my Powerbook.
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