Re: Triple booting OS 9,X Debian
On (02/03/04 19:42), email@example.com wrote:
> Ok, I've tried this once before and wound up with a mess, but does someone
> know how to get this configuration working. I have OS9 installed from my
> Titanium software restore disk onto a Panther OS X (They are on the same
> partition, because the OS9 installer said I needed OS X installed on the HD I
> put OS 9 onto). I have tried to change the startup from OSX, and it couldn't
> seem to find the OS 9 system folder. When I try to edit yaboot.conf to do
> this, with macos=/dev/hda12 (Again, same partition as OSX), it boots into OSX.
> If I hold down option on startup, I only have the options of booting linux or
> OS X, I know I definitely used to be able to boot into OSX or 9, so how do I
> get this working again. Anyone?
It's not something I do often but I normally boot into OSX (10.2) and
then change the start up disk to the OS9 Folder. My G4 then boots into
OS9 bypassing yaboot. I think from memory I have to reset the PRAM to
get back to yaboot prompt when rebooting.
I am sure you can also include OS9 as a boot option in yaboot but I've
not done it 'cos I don't use it enough to be concerned.
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