Mac mini and FreeBSD - dmesg.boot!
grehan at freebsd.org
Sun Jan 23 19:55:51 PST 2005
> Heh. Well, it isn't a bummer yet! I wasn't giving up at that
> point, I just had to head home due to the storm.
> After futzing around for a few hours, I have the following in
> /var/run/dmesg.boot in a partition on my mini-Mac. I bought
> the faster model (1.42 GHz PowerPC G4). I have it setup in a
> multi-boot situation, between MacOS 10 and FreeBSD/PPC. I'm
> still futzing around with it, and I may not have it set up quite
> right yet, but FreeBSD/PPC is up and running on it!
Good to hear. Did you have to work around the problem with
disks not being found ?
> cpu0: revision
> cpu0: HID0 8410c0bc<EMCP,EICE,DPM,ICE,DCE,SGE,BTIC,FBIOB,ABE,BHT>
Ah yes, that has to be fixed. The CPU in the mac-mini is a 7447a, so
it isn't recognised properly by the miniinst.
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