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Re: My Debian Woody installation won't boot

On Sun, Aug 18, 2002 at 07:18:10PM +0100, Dave Turner wrote:
> I have spent an unhappy Sunday afternoon trying to install the woody 
> release onto my Rev A 233MHz iMac from CD-ROM.
> As far as I can tell the actual install proceeds normally, then at 
> the end when I agree to make the system bootable I am asked to remove 
> the CD-ROM (which I do), and am rewarded by a blank grey screen and a 
> locked machine.
> I tried install24 and got same thing.
> install24-safe is the closest I have got to something that might actually 
> boot.
> Open Firmware "printenv" shows the boot device as hd:2;,\\tbxi
> (or something like that anyway)
> if I type boot hd:2, yahboot (note the space between the comma and 
> yahboot) then I get the response:-
> MAC-PARTS: LOAD (noninterposed) not supportedload-size=0 adler32 =1
> LOAD-SIZE is too small
> if I type boot hd:2,yahboot
> then the system just locks up.

For one thing, it's "yaboot"...

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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