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Re: Fwd: Re: current d-i cd won't boot on G3

Hi Clive,

> What you need to do to get BootX to boot your installed Linux system is
> copy the initrd.gz and vmlinux from your installed system onto the Mac
> partition and then replace the installer versions in "Linux Kernels"
> with these installed versions.  The problem I've had is that I can't
> seem to mount the Mac HFS+ partition to be able to copy them.  I haven't
> got very far with my latest attempt 1. because I've been very busy and
> 2. my daughter rebooted the machine (instead of using her own) before I
> managed to get around the copying problem and so I've got to reinstall
> ;(

ok, i'll try to copy the initrd.gz alongside and supply the
root=/dev/hda8 on the given commandline. 

From what the docs tell, you cannot write to HFS+, so when reinstalling,
make sure that you initialize the harddisk with HFS instead of HFS+. 

> Let me know if you have more success.

I'll let you know once i'm booted to the sys *g*

Best regards,

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