Re: Cant start from CD
begin Simon Schneebeli <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> With an experienced friend we tried to install Debian on my new iBook
> G4. We didn't get very far. We were not even able to start from the CD.
> The usual "C" at startup just didn't work. We also tried an install via
I had the same problem. The CD has a x86 boot sector which is unusable
for a mac. Don't ask me my it is there by "file -s" showed me this problem
Press Alt+Apple+O+F after power on until you see a shell prompt. Type
there "boot cd:,\install\powermac\yaboot" and enjoy the debian installer.
> There are two points that might be the cause:
> - The CD was burned on a computer running Windows
I burned with a linux on i386. I've got my image from an mirror while the
offical source was offline.
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