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9<sections> 9<sections>
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11<version>2.11</version> 11<version>2.12</version>
12<date>2006-02-27</date> 12<date>2006-03-16</date>
13 13
14<section> 14<section>
15<title>Hardware Requirements</title> 15<title>Hardware Requirements</title>
16<subsection> 16<subsection>
17<title>Introduction</title> 17<title>Introduction</title>
349<subsection> 349<subsection>
350<title>IBM pSeries</title> 350<title>IBM pSeries</title>
351<body> 351<body>
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353<p> 353<p>
354For pSeries boxes, sometimes the cds might not autoboot. You might have 354The CD should autoboot on your pSeries box, but sometimes it does not. In that
355to set up your cdrom as a bootable device in the multi-boot menu. (F1 at 355case, you have to set up your cdrom as a bootable device in the multi-boot
356startup) The other option is to jump into OF and do it from there: 356menu. If you start your machine with a monitor and a keyboard attached, you can
357</p> 357reach the multi-boot menu pressing the F1 key on startup. But if you start your
358 358machine using the serial console, then you have to press <c>1</c>. Press the
359key when you see the beginning of the following line on the serial console:
359<p> 360</p>
3601) Boot into OF (this is 8 from the serial cons or F8 from a graphics 361
361cons, start hitting the key when you see the keyboard mouse etc etc 362<pre caption="Hit the '1' key when this line appears">
362messages 363memory keyboard network scsi speaker
364</pre>
365
363</p> 366<p>
367The other option is to jump into OpenFirmware and do it from there:
364<p> 368</p>
369
370<ol>
371 <li>
372 Boot into OpenFirmware: same procedure as getting into multi-boot
373 (described a few lines above), but use F8 and 8 instead of F1 and 1.
374 </li>
3652) run the command 0> boot cdrom:1,yaboot 375 <li>Run the command 0> boot cdrom:1,yaboot</li>
376 <li>Stand back and enjoy!</li>
377</ol>
378
379<note>
380If you get something like the following output, then OpenFirmware isn't set up
381correctly. Please use the multi-boot option described above.
382</note>
383
384<pre caption="Output if OpenFirmwareF is not set up correctly">
3850 > boot cdrom:1,yaboot
386 ok
3870 >
366</p> 388</pre>
367<p>
3683) stand back and enjoy!
369</p>
370 389
371</body> 390</body>
372</subsection> 391</subsection>
373<subsection id="booted"> 392<subsection id="booted">
374<title>And When You're Booted...</title> 393<title>And When You're Booted...</title>

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