[vcf-midatlantic] OT: iMac glitch? / was: Leopard .iso

Ian Primus ian.primus.ccmp at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 10:16:49 EDT 2016

The option key at boot time should bring up a boot menu.

Failing that, control open-apple O F at boot time should get you to
open firmware, from there you can type "boot cdrom"

This is all from memory - it's been a while since I worked on a Mac
like this. Could be wrong.


On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 10:03 AM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic
<vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> I burned two DVDs, one with Lubuntu and the other with MorphOS, both for
> PowerPC. The computer currently boots to Debian as configured by the
> previous owner. It says to press 'c' to boot from the CD/DVD drive, but it
> seems to ignore the keypress and boots to Debian regardless. (Keyboard works
> fine; I can type at the login even though I don't have the credentials.) Is
> there some other way to force it to boot from the DVD?

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