[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Powermac 9500 won't recognize rescue floppy

On Fri, Jul 05, 2002 at 12:21:10PM -0400, Colin Foran wrote:
> Hey guys. I've downloaded all of the floppy images for booting my 9500
> into the installer, but whenever I boot with the rescue disk in the
> floppy drive, it simply gets spit out. If I insert the disk into the
> system while running MacOS 9.1, it gives me a "Filesystem not
> recongnized, would you like to format" dialog box.
> Does anyone have any ideas? I've got about 5 usenet posts running, no
> one seems to have heard of this before.
> Greatly appreciate any help !
> -Cheers

You need two floppies for oldWorld Macs, and neither one is made from 
the rescue.bin floppy image. That image, unlike its i386 couterpart, 
is just for the to-be-installed kernel. Burn hfs-boot-floppy.img to 
one floppy, and root.bin to another. Insert hfs-boot-floppy, it should
ask for root.bin, and you're on the road.

Please read the manual (link in my .sig). It's all in there.

*------v--------- Installing Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 --------v------*
|      <http://www.debian.org/releases/woody/installmanual>      |
|   debian-imac (potato): <http://debian-imac.sourceforge.net>   |
|            Chris Tillman        tillman@voicetrak.com          |
|                   May the Source be with you                   |

To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-powerpc-request@lists.debian.org
with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact listmaster@lists.debian.org

Reply to: