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

Yes, I tried that. Actually my description was imprecise. In fact I
got to slashed circle via gray apple trying to boot with alt pressed,
whereas in the case of booting as I usually do, by pressing "x", the
screen goes black and immediately the same menu with x, c and l

2011/5/29 Jeroen Diederen <jjhdiederen@zonnet.nl>:
> 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
>> --
>> http://okle.pl


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