Re: yaboot not coming up
thanks Dean, that did the trick...
On 10/6/05, Dean Hamstead <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
thats real easy to fix, ill just wack some slashes on comments
/*just get into the apples bios thingy (i know it has a real name...
/*open firmware thats the one) by pressing at boot
command + option + O + F/
/*at the openfirmware prompt type the following
/*however your partition number will most likely vary
/*you should then be in linux, then as root youll need
/*to edit the /etc/yaboot.conf file to accomidate osx
/*then at a prompt type
/* that should be all
Joubin Moshrefzadeh wrote:
> This is probably more a Mac issue than a Debian one, but here goes anyway :)
> I was happily booting with yaboot for a while, until I needed to
> activate the root user in OS X (Tiger) on my 15" PB.. following the
> advice of some quick searches online, i ended up doing it the roundabout
> way, using the Mac restore disks which once booted allow you to activate
> the root password... ( and later found out I can do it just as easily
> from within OS X... doh!!)
> Long story short, ever since then when I restart the laptop, I never see
> yaboot any more... by default it always boots OS X. Further searches
> online pointed me to holding some combination of keys when the laptop is
> booting, but there must be a setting somewhere I need to set so by
> default i hit yaboot and am given the choice which os to boot...
> any hints?
> Much appreciated!