Re: Pismo install ... reboot gives a ?
On Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 08:39:01PM -0600, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Greetings Fellow Friends -
> Powerbook G3 400 (Pismo)
> 320MB RAM - DVD/CD
> I booted the Debian 3.0 (powerpc) .ISO cd and ran the installer fine.
> When I selected "Make Hard Drive Bootable", it appeared to go fine.
> When I went to reboot the system, I got the folder with a ? on it.
> My (simplified) partition map is as follows:
> /dev/hda1 Apple_partition_map Apple ... Partition map
> /dev/hda2 Apple_UNIX_SVR2 debian ... Linux native
> /dev/hda3 Apple_UNIX_SVR2 swap ... Linux swap
> Is this okay?
> Am I correct that yaboot, etc., are only needed for a dual-OS system?
No, that's why it failed. You need the yaboot Apple_Bootstrap partition.
yaboot is the equivalent of lilo, it loads the kernel into memory.
To recover, use Cmd-Opt-P-R to reset the PRAM, then reboot the installer.
- Linux Rox -