Re: Powerbook Install
Chris Tillman writes:
On Sat, Apr 12, 2003 at 12:33:09PM -0600, email@example.com wrote:
G3 Powerbook 400 Pismo 6GB / 320MB
I successfully created an Apple_Bootstrap partition of 800k, created a main
parition as well as a swap partition. I finished the installer fine
(including making the hard disk bootable), went to reboot, but got the
folder w/ a ?
I'm guessing that this means that yaboot isn't installed properly? Doesn't
"Make Hard Disk Bootable" put yaboot onto the bootstrap partition? How
would I get these files onto the parition? I have no MacOS CD...
Most likely, yaboot's installer couldn't correctly determine
the OpenFirmware path to the bootstrap partition.
Boot back into the installer, open a shell, and check
Compare the boot-device setting to what you get from
For example, I set my boot-device using
nvsetenv boot-device hd:2,\\:tbxi
Okay - I similarly used the command above, but when I type nvsetenv from the
debian installer shell I see the following for boot-device:
(!! it's missing a "\" ?? , even though I typed it with "\\" -- strange? --
also, I don't know if this has anything to do with it but my boot-command is
perhaps this is incorrect?
thank you chris, for your help. i am deeply gracious.