Re: d-i fails on new PowerMac G5
On Tue, 2005-02-01 at 17:00 -0800, Shyamal Prasad wrote:
> "Pedro" == Pedro Sanchez <email@example.com> writes:
> Pedro> Just to recap, OS X lives in the first hard drive (SATA)
> Pedro> sdb1. Debian was installed in the second hard drive (SATA)
> Pedro> sdb2, with yaboot in the second partition. I think I will
> Pedro> read about this openfirmware thing to figure out how to
> Pedro> tell it to boot sdb2:2 directly (would this make sense?).
> The first hard drive would be /dev/sda (or did you really mean sdb)?
My typo. It is sda.
> What is /dev/sdb1? Swap, or bootstrap? Where is your bootstrap
I chose the "Multiuser" partitioning scheme in the installer. This is
how it arranges my second drive sdb:
#2 boot (boot flag on)
Just for completeness, this is how the first drive sda (OSX) looks like:
> The bootstrap partition *must* go before the Mac OS X partition if you
> want yaboot to work "out of the box." This often requires
> re-installing Mac OS X. If you don't want to do this you are running a
> "non-standard" installion and you need to decide how you want to boot
As I said before, if the "l" in the text boot menu would work I would be
a happy camper.