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Re: d-i fails on new PowerMac G5

On Tue, 2005-02-01 at 17:00 -0800, Shyamal Prasad wrote:
>     "Pedro" == Pedro Sanchez <psanchez@nortel.com> writes:
>     Pedro> Just to recap, OS X lives in the first hard drive (SATA)
>     Pedro> sdb1. Debian was installed in the second hard drive (SATA)
>     Pedro> sdb2, with yaboot in the second partition. I think I will
>     Pedro> read about this openfirmware thing to figure out how to
>     Pedro> tell it to boot sdb2:2 directly (would this make sense?).
> The first hard drive would be /dev/sda (or did you really mean sdb)?
My typo. It is sda.

> What is /dev/sdb1? Swap, or bootstrap? Where is your bootstrap
> partition? 
I chose the "Multiuser" partitioning scheme in the installer. This is
how it arranges my second drive sdb:

#1	Apple
#2	boot (boot flag on)
#3	/
#4	/usr
#5	/var
#6	swap
#7	/tmp
#8	/home

Just for completeness, this is how the first drive sda (OSX) looks like:

#1	Apple
	Free Space
#3	hfs+
	Free Space

> The bootstrap partition *must* go before the Mac OS X partition if you
> want yaboot to work "out of the box."  This often requires
> re-installing Mac OS X. If you don't want to do this you are running a
> "non-standard" installion and you need to decide how you want to boot
> Linux.
As I said before, if the "l" in the text boot menu would work I would be
a happy camper.

> Cheers!
> Shyamal

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