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Re: installation success using 3.0.16 on iBook Dual USB / HOWTO

On Sun, Nov 11, 2001 at 03:41:28PM +0100, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > I'm pretty sure it wouldn't have for me: after exiting mac-fdisk I got
> > a "Kernel Panic: Exception in kernel pc signal 4" message and had to
> > reboot with the downloaded woody yaboot/kernel/etc.  I installed
> What did you do in mac-fdisk to get a kernel panic? What kernel version
> did you use?

Ethan told me on IRC that this is a known problem with all PowerPC
kernels to date.  Apparently there is a race condition involved in
(re-)reading the partition table from a drive.

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