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Re: Installing Debian 2.2r2 on a Tibook : help needed !



On Thu, Apr 12, 2001 at 02:45:17PM +0200, franck routier wrote:
> I went thru the installation process (first partition the hard drive, with
> a Apple_Bootstrap partition first), and before 'Make system bootable', I
> opened a terminal (apple+right arrow) and installed yaboot (anyway I
> thought I was installing yaboot) :
> mkofboot -b /dev/hda9 -m /usr/lib/yaboot/ofboot --root /dev/hda11

you didn't read the docs close enough, you neglected to specify
--partition 11

that is required and why yaboot is failing.  

> What I don't get is where the kernel is at the first reboot, while the
> system is not installed yet. There is a /target/vmlinux symlink, but if I
> try
> 
> hd:11/target/vmlinux
> 
> at the yaboot boot: prompt, it doesn't find it...

the problem is yaboot is looking for hd:3,/vmlinux you need to rerun
mkofboot with the additional command line switch --partition 11 like
the docs say and then yaboot will find the kernel just fine.  

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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