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



I would try to have a look at /etc/yaboot.conf and see if that is fine.
If not, adapt it and run
ybin -v

met 2 cents

On Tue, 2011-05-31 at 16:20 +0200, Piotr Kopszak wrote:
> But I still can mount Mac OS  partition in linux and all seems fine.
> Isn't it rather a problem of Open Firmware?
> 
> 2011/5/31 Thomas Carlson <tcarlson@sharedcup.com>:
> > Your HFS+ partition must be corrupted in some way.   If you had a copy of Diskwarrior or Drive Genius and can still boot from a CD, you might still be able to save your current installation.  They have saved my bacon a number of times.  Otherwise, it looks like you are going to have to reinstall OS X.
> >
> > Doesn't look like anyone else on this list has a better idea.
> >
> > Tom
> > On May 31, 2011, at 5:20 AM, Piotr Kopszak wrote:
> >
> >> No, nothing changed except the chime which was turned off before and
> >> now came back.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> 2011/5/29 Thomas Carlson <tcarlson@sharedcup.com>:
> >>> Try this...
> >>>
> >>> http://www.ehow.com/how_5760413_reset-pram-g4-powerbook.html
> >>>
> >>> Tom
> >>> On May 29, 2011, at 1:20 PM, Piotr Kopszak wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> It's Powerbook5,6 (G4 1.67 GHz 15"). No, I haven't tried resetting
> >>>> PRAM, how should I do that? Good news is I got Sid back doing apt-get
> >>>> dist-upgrade today in chroot in lenny.
> >>>>
> >>>> 2011/5/29 Thomas Carlson <tcarlson@sharedcup.com>:
> >>>>> What kind of a Mac is this?  I'm assuming its a Powerbook or iBook of some sort as you can remove the battery.  Have you tried resetting the PRAM?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Tom
> >>>>> On May 29, 2011, at 12:54 PM, Piotr Kopszak wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> 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
> >>>>>> appears.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> 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
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> --
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> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
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> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> --
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> >>>>>>
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