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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-powerpc-utils" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="powerpc-utils.html"?>
10
11  <title>Powerpc-Utils_&powerpcutils-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-powerpc-utils">
14    <primary sortas="a-Powerpc-Utils">Powerpc-Utils</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>The Powerpc-Utils package contains a number of utilities for Power
21    Macintoshes and other similar machines.  Most of these utilities are now
22    obsolete, but <command>nvsetenv</command> is needed by <command>ybin</command>
23    to install the bootloader on an hfs partition.</para>
24
25  </sect2>
26
27  <sect2 role="installation">
28    <title>Installation of Powerpc-Utils</title>
29
30    <para os="a">This package, originally pmac-utils, has issues with
31    NewWorld Macintoshes. The following patch fixes these issues
32    and generally updates the package:</para>
33
34<screen os="b"><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../&powerpcutils-patch;</userinput></screen>
35
36    <para os="c">Compile the needed programs:</para>
37
38<screen os="d"><userinput>make nvsetenv nvsetvol</userinput></screen>
39
40    <para os="e">Install the package:</para>
41
42<screen os="f"><userinput>install -v -m755 nvsetenv nvsetvol /usr/sbin
43install -v -m644 nvsetenv.8 nvsetvol.8 /usr/share/man/man8</userinput></screen>
44
45  </sect2>
46
47  <sect2 id="contents-powerpc-utils" role="content">
48    <title>Contents of Powerpc-Utils</title>
49
50    <segmentedlist>
51      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
52
53      <seglistitem>
54        <seg>nvsetenv, nvsetvol</seg>
55      </seglistitem>
56    </segmentedlist>
57
58    <variablelist>
59      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
60      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
61      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
62
63      <varlistentry id="nvsetenv">
64        <term><command>nvsetenv</command></term>
65        <listitem>
66          <para>Manipulate variables in the non-volatile RAM.</para>
67          <indexterm zone="ch-system-powerpc-utils nvsetenv">
68            <primary sortas="b-nvsetenv">nvsetenv</primary>
69          </indexterm>
70        </listitem>
71      </varlistentry>
72
73      <varlistentry id="nvsetvol">
74        <term><command>nvsetvol</command></term>
75        <listitem>
76          <para>Adjust the volume of the boot-up chime on Macintoshes.</para>
77          <indexterm zone="ch-system-powerpc-utils nvsetvol">
78            <primary sortas="b-nvsetvol">nvsetvol</primary>
79          </indexterm>
80        </listitem>
81      </varlistentry>
82
83    </variablelist>
84
85  </sect2>
86
87</sect1>
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