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Re: OS X unbootable after Squeeze/Sid installation on Powerbook5,6

Can you boot with the option key (alt) held down ? You should be able to
choose OSX from there...

On Sun, 2011-05-29 at 13:54 +0200, Piotr Kopszak wrote:
> Dear list,
> I guess I must have done something utterly stupid, although it escapes
> me when. I can no longer boot OS X. When I press "x" I see gray apple
> for a moment but then it is quickly replaced by a slashed circle and
> all I can do is take out battery and reboot. Before installing Squeeze
> and upgrading to Sid I had Lenny installed and OS X was booting fine.
> During installation I did not format the Mac partition and I can still
> mount it fine. Also I did not touch Apple Partition Map and Apple
> Bootstrap partitions and I can see they are where they used to be when
> I do "fdisk /dev/hda". I don't know when I could have screwed things
> up as I was very careful not to write to any Mac OS partitions during
> install. I write Squeeze/Sid installation, as I haven't verified if I
> can boot Mac OS after Squeeze installation (I use it only when I want
> to use Skype), and later I upgraded Squeeze to Sid (which rendered it
> unbootable in turn, but let's leave it for now).  Right now I would
> like to find out if it's still possible boot my Mac OS somehow without
> reinstalling everything from scratch.
> Many thanks for any hints in advance
> Piotr
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