# Re: yaboot error - load size is too small

```Steve Richter wrote:
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```The 4 files ( yaboot, yaboot.conf, root.bin, linux.bin ) have been
copied to the root level of the hard drive.

boot the iMac to the open firmware prompt

run the command:
boot  hd:0,yaboot
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There's no partition 0, _ever_, with an Apple partition map. It doesn't exist. You should do 'boot hd:,\\yaboot' instead. Not specifying a partition number will cause it to search for a volume with a filesystem it knows, and \\ tells it "look in the blessed directory" - which trust me, is important...
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Derrik Pates
dpates@dsdk12.net

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