Re: Triple booting OS 9,X Debian
On 03/03/2004, at 12:12 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Ok, I've tried this once before and wound up with a mess, but does
know how to get this configuration working. I have OS9 installed from
Titanium software restore disk onto a Panther OS X (They are on the
seem to find the OS 9 system folder. When I try to edit yaboot.conf to
this, with macos=/dev/hda12 (Again, same partition as OSX), it boots
The macos= option used to work for me on my Titanium Powerbook G4/500.
It no longer works on my Aluminum Powerbook G4/1.25, and even though
Classic works and is installed, I don't see OS9 listed at all if I go
to System Preferences->Startup in OS X.
I'm guessing it's because these newer machines lack the support to
actually boot OS9; I remember a whole huge issue with clients (Graphic
Designers, still predominately use OS9) around 6 months ago ordering
some new G4 desktop machines and they didn't have the BIOS support for
OS9 or something, so we had to order some older machines as
You said you installed from a TiBook software restore disk, but you
didn't say what you installed it to. If it's a newer machine, I
suspect this may be your problem.
If it is possible to boot OS9 on these machines, let me know - I
haven't looked into it very far personally.
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