source: final-system/ppc/yaboot.xml @ b8483f37

Last change on this file since b8483f37 was b8483f37, checked in by Jim Gifford <clfs@…>, 16 years ago

r3150@server (orig r1476): ken | 2006-04-27 06:29:18 -0700
Remove reference to /usr/local from yaboot manpages, fixes ticket #25.

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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-yaboot" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="yaboot.html"?>
10
11  <title>Yaboot-&yaboot-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-yaboot">
14    <primary sortas="a-Yaboot">Yaboot</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>The Yaboot package contains a PowerPC Boot Loader for machines using
21    OpenFirmware such as NewWorld Macintoshes.</para>
22
23    <segmentedlist>
24      <segtitle>&dependencies;</segtitle>
25
26      <seglistitem>
27        <seg>Bash, Binutils, Coreutils, Diffutils, GCC, Glibc, Grep,
28        Make, Ncurses, and Sed</seg>
29      </seglistitem>
30    </segmentedlist>
31
32  </sect2>
33
34  <sect2 role="installation">
35    <title>Installation of Yaboot</title>
36
37    <para>Yaboot has a compilation error. The following patch properly fixes
38    the issue:</para>
39
40<screen><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../yaboot-&yaboot-version;-fix-1.patch</userinput></screen>
41
42    <para>The supplied man pages have <filename class="directory">/usr/local
43    </filename> in the text.  This sed will correct that:</para>
44
45<screen><userinput>sed -i 's%/usr/local%/usr%' man/*</userinput></screen>
46
47    <para>Compile the Yaboot package:</para>
48
49<screen><userinput>make PREFIX=/usr</userinput></screen>
50
51    <para>Install the package:</para>
52
53<screen><userinput>make PREFIX=/usr install</userinput></screen>
54
55  </sect2>
56
57  <sect2 id="contents-yaboot" role="content">
58    <title>Contents of Yaboot</title>
59
60    <segmentedlist>
61      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
62      <segtitle>Installed files</segtitle>
63
64      <seglistitem>
65        <seg>addnote, mkofboot (link to ybin), ofboot, ofpath, yaboot,
66        yabootconfig, ybin</seg>
67        <seg>yaboot.conf</seg>
68      </seglistitem>
69    </segmentedlist>
70
71    <variablelist>
72      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
73      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
74      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
75
76      <varlistentry id="addnote">
77        <term><command>addnote</command></term>
78  <listitem>
79    <para>For IBM CHRP machines, add a PT_NOTE program header
80    entry to an elf file so that it can be booted.</para>
81    <indexterm zone="ch-system-yaboot addnote">
82      <primary sortas="b-addnote">addnote</primary>
83    </indexterm>
84  </listitem>
85      </varlistentry>
86
87      <varlistentry id="mkofboot">
88        <term><command>mkofboot</command></term>
89        <listitem>
90          <para>Format the bootstrap partition and install the yaboot
91          boot loader.</para>
92          <indexterm zone="ch-system-yaboot mkofboot">
93            <primary sortas="b-mkofboot">mkofboot</primary>
94          </indexterm>
95        </listitem>
96      </varlistentry>
97
98      <varlistentry id="ofboot">
99        <term><command>ofboot</command></term>
100        <listitem>
101          <para>Script to format the boot menu using yaboot.conf and
102    write the resulting OpenFirmware code to the bootstrap.</para>
103          <indexterm zone="ch-system-yaboot ofboot">
104            <primary sortas="b-ofboot">ofboot</primary>
105          </indexterm>
106        </listitem>
107      </varlistentry>
108
109      <varlistentry id="ofpath">
110        <term><command>ofpath</command></term>
111        <listitem>
112          <para>Determine OpenFirmware path corresponding to a device
113    node.</para>
114          <indexterm zone="ch-system-yaboot ofpath">
115            <primary sortas="b-ofpath">ofpath</primary>
116          </indexterm>
117        </listitem>
118      </varlistentry>
119
120      <varlistentry id="yaboot">
121        <term><command>yaboot</command></term>
122        <listitem>
123          <para>OpenFirmware boot loader.</para>
124          <indexterm zone="ch-system-yaboot yaboot">
125            <primary sortas="b-yaboot">yaboot</primary>
126          </indexterm>
127        </listitem>
128      </varlistentry>
129
130      <varlistentry id="yabootconfig">
131        <term><command>yabootconfig</command></term>
132        <listitem>
133          <para>Generate and install a simple yaboot.conf.</para>
134          <indexterm zone="ch-system-yaboot yabootconfig">
135            <primary sortas="b-yabootconfig">yabootconfig</primary>
136          </indexterm>
137        </listitem>
138      </varlistentry>
139
140      <varlistentry id="ybin">
141        <term><command>ybin</command></term>
142        <listitem>
143          <para>Shell script to update or install the boot loader
144    on a bootstrap partition.</para>
145          <indexterm zone="ch-system-yaboot ybin">
146            <primary sortas="b-ybin">ybin</primary>
147          </indexterm>
148        </listitem>
149      </varlistentry>
150
151      <varlistentry id="yaboot.conf">
152        <term><filename>yaboot.conf</filename></term>
153        <listitem>
154          <para>Configuration file used by <command>ybin</command> to determine
155    how to install <command>yaboot</command> on the bootstrap partition.</para>
156          <indexterm zone="ch-system-yaboot yaboot.conf">
157            <primary sortas="e-yaboot.conf">yaboot.conf</primary>
158          </indexterm>
159        </listitem>
160      </varlistentry>
161
162    </variablelist>
163
164  </sect2>
165
166</sect1>
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