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Last change on this file since ef07d79 was ef07d79, checked in by Jim Gifford <clfs@…>, 16 years ago

r3323@server (orig r1533): ken | 2006-05-09 10:49:49 -0700
Tidy up powerpc-utils multilib page now I've confirmed it is ok.

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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    <segmentedlist>
26      <segtitle>&dependencies;</segtitle>
27
28      <seglistitem>
29        <seg>GCC, Gzip, Make, and Patch</seg>
30      </seglistitem>
31    </segmentedlist>
32
33  </sect2>
34
35  <sect2 role="installation">
36    <title>Installation of Powerpc-Utils</title>
37
38    <para os="a">This package, originally pmac-utils, has issues with
39    NewWorld Macintoshes. The following patch fixes these issues
40    and generally updates the package:</para>
41
42<screen os="b"><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../&powerpcutils-patch;</userinput></screen>
43
44    <para os="c">Compile the needed programs:</para>
45
46<screen os="d"><userinput>make nvsetenv nvsetvol</userinput></screen>
47
48    <para os="e">Install the package:</para>
49
50<screen os="f"><userinput>install -m755 nvsetenv nvsetvol /usr/sbin
51install -m644 nvsetenv.8 nvsetvol.8 /usr/share/man/man8</userinput></screen>
52
53  </sect2>
54
55  <sect2 id="contents-powerpc-utils" role="content">
56    <title>Contents of Powerpc-Utils</title>
57
58    <segmentedlist>
59      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
60
61      <seglistitem>
62        <seg>nvsetenv, nvsetvol</seg>
63      </seglistitem>
64    </segmentedlist>
65
66    <variablelist>
67      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
68      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
69      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
70
71      <varlistentry id="nvsetenv">
72        <term><command>nvsetenv</command></term>
73        <listitem>
74          <para>Manipulate variables in the non-volatile RAM.</para>
75          <indexterm zone="ch-system-powerpc-utils nvsetenv">
76            <primary sortas="b-nvsetenv">nvsetenv</primary>
77          </indexterm>
78        </listitem>
79      </varlistentry>
80
81      <varlistentry id="nvsetvol">
82        <term><command>nvsetvol</command></term>
83        <listitem>
84          <para>Adjust the volume of the boot-up chime on Macintoshes.</para>
85          <indexterm zone="ch-system-powerpc-utils nvsetvol">
86            <primary sortas="b-nvsetvol">nvsetvol</primary>
87          </indexterm>
88        </listitem>
89      </varlistentry>
90
91    </variablelist>
92
93  </sect2>
94
95</sect1>
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