Re: Can't boot Mac OSX after installing Etch - solved
I meant iBook in this message not Powerbook. It's an iBook G3 700 MHz that I've got.
On Tue, 23 Jan 2007 11:11:57 +0000
Ananda Samaddar <email@example.com> wrote:
> I used the image I got from here:
> I think the link for the PPC images are for a daily build so yes I must have used one of those. I did have Ubuntu on there, but via the alternate CD. When I found out they were dropping PPC I decided to put Debian on there I switched from Debian to Ubuntu on my desktop - might go back to Debian on there as well now it's on the Powerbook.
> I have got Mac OSX and I'm getting a RAM upgrade to 640 MB this week so I could probably do some testing. The ibook hasn't been used for anything 'serious' yet so it can get wiped.
> I used the Mac OSX partitioner to do the current set up, I wanted to make sure that OSX could see the partitions properly.
> On Tue, 23 Jan 2007 16:56:50 +1100
> Holger Levsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Tuesday 23 January 2007 10:13, Ananda Samaddar wrote:
> > > Must have been something with the buggy graphical installer or my messing
> > > with the partitions. I used OSX partitioning tool to partition the HDD
> > > (it's piece of crap by the way) and everything is working dual-boot wise
> > > now.
> > >
> > > Feel like a bit of a moron now!
> > Na :) Mistakes are for learning, they're good :) Thanks for sharing your
> > experiences!
> > In my experience with 96mb ram, the partitioning tool of the graphical
> > installer also behaved badly, thats why we made it switch to the text based
> > installer if there are less than 128mb of ram available. But this doesn't
> > seem to be enough - probably only if there are macosx partitions - which I
> > cannot test :-/ (i suspect it needs to do more calculations and these
> > calculation process is quite inefficient...)
> > Does someone has a.) maxosx installed b.) more than 128mb (it's possible to
> > tell the system to use less, if you have half a gig or something) and c.) is
> > willing to do a test-install which might destroy the installation..? Uhh.
> > Also it needs to be tested with our partitioning tool :)
> > And the test should be done with the daily-build of the installer - which one
> > did you use exactly? daily? rc1? ubuntu?
> > regards,
> > Holger
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