[K12OSN] Re: How to make a Mac default to network boot

Petre Scheie petre at maltzen.net
Fri Jun 24 16:36:57 UTC 2005

Yeah, I've got the CMD-OPT-O-F part (Chuck gave that to me the other night, and I wrote 
it down).  And the page that Jimmy pointed me to has the syntax for setting it to 
default to booting from the network:

setenv boot-device enet:

I haven't tried it yet because I need to know the syntax for setting the default back to 
booting from the hard drive.  Does anyone know that?  Also, is there a way to specify 
the netboot with the above, but without specifying the server's address?  I should think 
so since holding down the N key during boot works and I don't tell it the server address 
for that.  I just want it to automatically do a broadcast request.


Shawn Powers wrote:
> cliebow at downeast.net said:
>>type cmd-option-ohhell
> I'm out of town on borrowed internet access (and here I am in the K12OSN
> list... pathetic...) but I think it's "CMD-OPT-O-F" -- that should get the
> open firmware prompt, where a person could try the commandline voodoo.
> -Shawn

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