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Re: powerbookG3 boot problem

on 8/6/00 12:58 pm, Daniel Jacobowitz at dan@debian.org wrote:

> On Sun, May 14, 2000 at 08:42:01PM -0500, Josh wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have installed Debian on my G3 Powerbook's 4 gig expansion bay hard
>> drive.  (I have some experience with Debian, I successfully installed
>> the m68k port on my Mac IIci)
>> I installed Debian over the net, and everything seemed to go find.  The
>> installer identified my partitions as /dev/hdc6, hdc7, and hdc8 (root,
>> swap, and usr).  I configured the time stuff and then rebooted.  I
>> unchecked the Ramdisk option and set the root as hdc6.  Linux started to
>> boot and then this message:
>> No such file or directory while trying to open /dev/hdc6.  (null)
>> Superblock could not be read or doesn't describe a correct ext2 file
>> system....
> Could someone check with the new boot floppies (available in the
> archive by now, hopefully, version 2.2.15) don't have this problem?

I vaguely remember having this problem on my G3 powerbook, and fixing it by
BOTH having a recent pmac kernel and using yaboot.


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