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Re: Problems booting into Debian installer on PowerMac G5



On Sun, Apr 03, 2005 at 05:50:06PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Noah Slater wrote:
> > I was pointed to rc5 and this worked fine when booted from cd. To get
> > it to work though I had to select "install-power4 video=ofonly" on the
> > first yaboot (?) screen.
> 
> > At this point, the same flashing question mark/folder icon came up.
> > Nothing happened for a minute or so and then the screen reset it's
> > self - presenting me with the same initial option.
> 
> Seems likely to be one of two problems, either you need to pass the
> video=ofonly when booting the installed system (sorry, I don't know
> how), or the installer did not install the correct kernel (the power4
> one) for your system.

I'm quite sure that this is not the cause of the problem. (See my other
post for my problem analysis.)

Gaudenz

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