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Re: Trouble with Dual boot MacOSX/Woody - Yaboot on G4 Gigabit

On Sun, Feb 09, 2003 at 11:25:08PM +0000, Clive Menzies wrote:
> >Did you already post your yaboot.conf and /etc/fstab?
> This transcribed rather than cut and pasted and I've not included the 
> comment lines
> yaboot.conf:
> boot=/dev/hda2 (where Apple_Bootstrap resides)
> magicboot=/usr/lib/yaboot/ofboot
> brokenosx (added as a suggested fix but makes no difference)
> macosx=hd:10 (where MacOS9.2 and MacOSX reside)
> delay=5
> timeout=50
> root=/dev/hda11
> device=hd:
> image=vmlinux

This is a typo, is it not? should be image=/vmlinux

> partition=11
> label=Linux
> read-only

So, with this .conf, you get a menu with options OSX
or linux, right? l for linux loads yaboot. Is this where
the 'second stage bootstrap' error occurs?

It really seems like this could be a ybin issue; or possibly
a filesystem corruption on the bootstrap partition, since
that's where it would be loading yaboot from. It may work
manually from OF through a different code path than the CHRP
script activation.

Try, first: ybin -v to see if any errors are reported.
Then mkofboot -v so the bootstrap partition filesystem is 

> /etc/fstab looks like this:
> /dev/hda11	/		ext2       etc. below
> /dev/hda12	none	swap
> proc			/proc		proc
> /dev/fd0		/floppy	auto
> /dev/cdrom	/cdrom	iso9660
> /dev/hda13	/usr		ext2
> /dev/hda14	/var		ext2
> /dev/hda15	/tmp		ext2
> /dev/hda16	/home	ext2	

"The way the Romans made sure their bridges worked is what 
we should do with software engineers. They put the designer 
under the bridge, and then they marched over it." 
-- Lawrence Bernstein, Discover, Feb 2003

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