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Re: Powermac G5 yaboot install failed

On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 04:50:26PM -0800, john fisher wrote:
> (sorry if this double-posts - something went wrong on our mail
> server...)
> new, non-dual core, dual-proc 2.0 PowerMac G5
> latest testing debian ppc netinstall ( 11-28)
> no Mac OSX partition ( HFS)
> fresh disks for this install...
> tried partitioning several different ways, but last try was- with 33k
> Apple partition, 1 meg bootable New World partition, 390 gig ext3
> 1) install base system, chose default kernel
> 2) write yaboot to hard disk:
> error: "failed to install boot loader"
> looked in /var/log/syslog - nothing of interest I can see.
> What should I try?

File a bug report against yaboot-installer describing your problem, maybe
using the installation report template, but modifying the Package: field to
show yaboot-installer.


Including maybe information about your /proc/cpuinfo, /proc/device-tree and
maybe some /sys stuff.


Sven Luther

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