external SD card failure to boot

James Cameron quozl at laptop.org
Wed Dec 8 16:29:52 EST 2010

On Wed, Dec 08, 2010 at 07:29:06AM -0600, Mikus Grinbergs wrote:
> James wrote:
> > I've a version of OpenFirmware that can be used
> > to test whether the errors were due to insufficient power off time.
> An XO-1 ROM with the 'power-off-time' function would be useful.

Yes, good point, and I've been using one.
.built 2010-12-09 08:25:32
Tested to not brick a unit here, but not fully tested in other areas.

> p.s.  By the way -- on my XO-1 systems, using 'bye' at the ok prompt had
> led to a couple of the "failure to recognize /security/develop.sig on an
> SD card (present in the external slot of the XO)" incidents.
> Nowadays I power off, where before q2e44/q2e45 I used to type in 'bye'.

Interesting, thanks.

James Cameron

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