Re: debian 5 ppc boot
No its a power mac g5... Ubuntu installs fine and boots up the baby
nicely. But I wanna use Debian :-)
Thanks for your thoughts.
On Feb 15, 2010, at 11:16 AM, Sujit K M wrote:
This was a problem that I faced while installing MAC OS X on x86. But
the problem there
was the chipset was not supported. By G5 Do you mean Power Mac G5 or
Mac Pro. If it
is an Mac Pro the solution would be check the HAL for the hardisk.
On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 3:34 PM, Marco van der Grient
le 14/02/2010 17:58, marco van der grient a écrit:
Samy, hi, its a dual boot with mac osx (10.5); separated HD (one
linux and one for apple). The machine is a 1,6 mhz single
The machine is a 1,6 mhz single processor
Yeaaah ! overclocked ? ;-)
G3, G4, G5 ?
Have you tried to boot with <alt> ? We can't imagine your actions.
Sammy's humor aside, it would be helpful if you could describe the
a bit more. I don't happen to remember what type of machine is a
(G4? G5? deskside or laptop? maybe one of the "mini" models or an
and you didn't tell us the number of MHz (a typo, I assume) though
less important than the processor type in diagnosing your problem.
In any case, try booting the machine with the Alt key held down.
probably get a screen with several options of bootable
partitions. Is your
Debian installation listed there? If so, click on it then click
on the ->
arrow. It should boot. The "alt-boot" process takes some
(a minute or two) to poll all the possible boot devices -- be
Hope this helps!
PS: Please reply to the list. We're all interested in how you
OK. Thanks for the help on this.
My specs are:
Apple alu tower, G5, single processor 1.6 Ghz with 2 gig memory.
I am using two Hard Disks, one for linux and one for OS X. OS X is
Now the problem: if I install Debian (I used 5.0.4 and 4.0.r8),
goes fine. Only when I reboot, with <alt>, I have to choose the HD
from: and nothing happens: no boot from OSX or Debian.
When I choose from the yaboot prompt, debian hangs at the seccond
loading the system... and then returns to the yaboot prompt...
In order to boot OSX, I have to disconnect the Debian HD. If I do
with debian (disconnecting OS X HD), theres no boot from Debian...
Thats my situation.
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