On Tue, May 03, 2011 at 09:00:50AM -0400, email@example.com wrote: > So, I was trying to install Debian on this old iBook, and > apparently yaboot wants an Apple Bootstrap partition of a > particular size. I don't see a way to create such a thing in the > partitioner, and I would think it is something Mac OS X ought to > have created? Unfortunately, the Mac OS X partitioner really isn't > that powerful. It's not, unfortunately. You'll need to use mac-fdisk to partition the disk correctly. This will let you create an Apple_Bootstrap partition of the correct size. For some reason the Apple disk utility deliberately hides these "special" partitions! Regards, Roger -- .''`. Roger Leigh : :' : Debian GNU/Linux http://people.debian.org/~rleigh/ `. `' Printing on GNU/Linux? http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/ `- GPG Public Key: 0x25BFB848 Please GPG sign your mail.
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