[GTALUG] Linux on ppc64 (G5) - distro support

Mike el.fontanero at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 13:17:54 EST 2018

To clarify, at a high level, what happens is that:

- OpenFirmware finds the first available bootable partition, of
Apple_Bootstrap type, in partition 2 of the first disk - *before* the
OSX partition.
- It runs the ofboot.b script, which presents a menu, to hit 'l' to
select yaboot, or 'x' to run osx.
- Hitting 'l' runs yaboot from the location specified in ofboot.b, and
refers to yaboot.conf in the same partition.
- yaboot allows you to make further selection of images configured in
- Bob's yer uncle.

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