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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.)


Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter.
Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
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