source: final-system/ppc64/powerpc-utils.xml @ c25d12c

Last change on this file since c25d12c was c25d12c, checked in by Jim Gifford <clfs@…>, 17 years ago

r3293@server (orig r1525): ken | 2006-05-05 14:04:09 -0700
Get ppc64 final-system mostly working.

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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    <!--- this starts with a straight copy of the ppc version, we can replace
21    the duplicate text with links after the build works -->
22
23    <para>The Powerpc-Utils package contains a number of utilities for Power
24    Macintoshes and other similar machines.  Most of these utilities are now
25    obsolete, but <command>nvsetenv</command> is needed by <command>ybin</command>
26    to install the bootloader on an hfs partition.</para>
27
28    <segmentedlist>
29      <segtitle>&dependencies;</segtitle>
30
31      <seglistitem>
32        <seg>GCC, Gzip, Make, and Patch</seg>
33      </seglistitem>
34    </segmentedlist>
35
36  </sect2>
37
38  <sect2 role="installation">
39    <title>Installation of Powerpc-Utils</title>
40
41  <caution>
42
43    <para>There is a question mark hanging over this package -
44    until we can get the bootloader to work, we cannot be certain
45    if any of the issues are in fact within this package's build.
46    </para>
47
48  </caution>
49
50    <para>This package, originally pmac-utils, has issues with
51    NewWorld Macintoshes. The following patch fixes these issues
52    and generally allows us to pass the required flags to the
53    compiler:</para>
54
55<screen><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../&powerpcutils64-patch;</userinput></screen>
56
57    <para>Compile the needed programs:</para>
58
59<screen><userinput>EXTRACFLAGS="${BUILD32}" make nvsetenv nvsetvol</userinput></screen>
60
61    <para>Install the package:</para>
62
63<screen><userinput>install -m755 nvsetenv nvsetvol /usr/sbin
64install -m644 nvsetenv.8 nvsetvol.8 /usr/share/man/man8</userinput></screen>
65
66  </sect2>
67
68  <sect2 id="contents-powerpc-utils" role="content">
69    <title>Contents of Powerpc-Utils</title>
70
71    <segmentedlist>
72      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
73
74      <seglistitem>
75        <seg>nvsetenv, nvsetvol</seg>
76      </seglistitem>
77    </segmentedlist>
78
79    <variablelist>
80      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
81      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
82      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
83
84      <varlistentry id="nvsetenv">
85        <term><command>nvsetenv</command></term>
86        <listitem>
87          <para>Manipulate variables in the non-volatile RAM.</para>
88          <indexterm zone="ch-system-powerpc-utils nvsetenv">
89            <primary sortas="b-nvsetenv">nvsetenv</primary>
90          </indexterm>
91        </listitem>
92      </varlistentry>
93
94      <varlistentry id="nvsetvol">
95        <term><command>nvsetvol</command></term>
96        <listitem>
97          <para>Adjust the volume of the boot-up chime on Macintoshes.</para>
98          <indexterm zone="ch-system-powerpc-utils nvsetvol">
99            <primary sortas="b-nvsetvol">nvsetvol</primary>
100          </indexterm>
101        </listitem>
102      </varlistentry>
103
104    </variablelist>
105
106  </sect2>
107
108</sect1>
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