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Re: Bug#156710: BOOT error on new install to Mac Performa 6360 PowerPC

At 14:58 +0200 8/21/02, Al Smith wrote:
>Restarting from scratch...
>I reset all the pram to factory defaults (Cmd+Opt+p+r
>) before starting the install.
>I completely repartitioned the drive.
>64k for the partion map (hda1 by default)
>/ has remainder of 1.2g drive  (hda2)
>64m for swap.  (hda3)


I'm sure if it the cause of the problem here,
but I missing a "Apple_Bootstrap" partition.

Hope It Helps

$ /sbin/fdisk -l /dev/hda
        #                    type name                 length   base     (
size)  system
dump: name /dev/hda len 8
/dev/hda1     Apple_partition_map Apple                    63 @ 1        (
31.5k)  Partition map
/dev/hda2         Apple_Bootstrap bootstrap              1600 @ 64
(800.0k)  NewWorld bootblock
/dev/hda3         Apple_UNIX_SVR2 boot                  63936 @ 1664     (
31.2M)  Linux native
/dev/hda4         Apple_UNIX_SVR2 home                 262144 @ 65600
(128.0M)  Linux native
/dev/hda5         Apple_UNIX_SVR2 swap                1048576 @ 327744
(512.0M)  Linux swap
/dev/hda6         Apple_UNIX_SVR2 root               28121792 @ 1376320  (
13.4G)  Linux native

Block size=512, Number of Blocks=29498112
DeviceType=0x0, DeviceId=0x0

$ mount
/dev/hda6 on / type ext3 (rw,errors=remount-ro)
proc on /proc type proc (rw)
devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,gid=5,mode=620)
/dev/hda3 on /boot type ext3 (rw)
/dev/hda4 on /home type ext3 (rw)
/dev/cdrom on /cdrom type iso9660 (ro,noexec,nosuid,nodev,user=stappers)

Note that /dev/hda1 and /dev/hda2 are not available for Linux.

Geert St

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