Re: OS X Disk Image backup clobbers yaboot file
On (25/09/05 22:36), Stelian Pop wrote:
> Le dimanche 25 septembre 2005 à 12:28 -0700, Kim Cascone a écrit :
> > - I partitioned my sons G3 iMac into three parts: [OS X (HFS): 50G],
> > [Ubuntu PPC (ext3): 5G], and [New World part/boot (HFS): 250M]...
> > - everything installed fine, I was able to dual boot without a problem
> > so my questions are as follows:
> > - was it OS X Disk Utilities that clobbered the yaboot?
> I have no idea, but I experienced the same thing once, without doing
> anything special. IIRC OSX hanged once or twice in a row in the bootup
> process and just after that I lost the yaboot menu.
> > - and how does one fix this running a Live Linux distro...
> I solved my problem by booting on the ubuntu CD and at a shell prompt:
> mount your root partition (mount /dev/hdaX /mnt) with X being the
> number of your root partition
> chroot onto that partition (chroot /mnt)
> reinstall yaboot (ybin -v)
It's been a while since I had this problem but I recall just resetting
the PRAM: Hold down Cmd+Opt+P+R while booting until you hear it chime
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