[Rack] Zebra upgrade borked, music

Danny O'Brien danny at spesh.com
Mon Jun 11 02:07:43 PDT 2012


On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 10:23 PM, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:
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> Zebra is dead, RIP little buddy.
>
> I forgot that PowerPCs really don't like booting off of USB, and the
> machine has been running for so long that the optical drive is
> uselessly full of dust.
>
> Unless anyone has experience booting off of a USB image through
> Yaboot, or wants to take the machine apart and fix the drive, the
> machine is sort of bricked. :(
>

I've got experience with these devices, and have used tftp in pretty
much these situations -- I can have a bash if you want when I get back
to SF next week.

d.
> Leaving Zebra where it was.
>
> Raspberry Pis are about $120 off of ebay right now, don't care the
> spare cash for that. My other thought is plugging a USB audio device
> into Pony and running that over to the amp. We could also try running
> USB over to the display Zebra was plugged into and using Ben's port
> replicator.
>
> - --
> Rubin
> rubin at starset.net
>
>
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