On Tue, 2005-03-08 at 13:23, Bret Hughes wrote:
First let me say that I am really pumped about a fedora based instal
the ppc arch and am looking forward to helping further the cause.
any ideas what I should pass to yabootconfig to get this to work or have
I hosed the damn thing again ?
ok. I decided after a bunch of stfw that I definitely needed a
bootstrap partition and realized that the apple partitioning had left
ove 100MB towards the beginning of the drive that I did not see before.
I used parted to create an almost 1mb partition and set the bootable
flag so now I have the following:
[bhughes＠bretsony mydata]$ cat /tmp/parted.out
Disk geometry for /dev/hda: 0.000-38154.375 megabytes
Disk label type: mac
Minor Start End Filesystem Name Flags
1 0.000 0.031 Apple
5 0.032 1.000 bootstrap boot
3 128.031 19077.218 Apple_HFS_Untitled_2
2 19077.219 34077.218 ext3 untitled
4 34077.219 34589.218 linux-swap swap swap
Information: Don't forget to update /etc/fstab, if
yaboot.conf generated by yabootconfig looks like this : (execpt for the
enable cd line
[bhughes＠bretsony mydata]$ cat /tmp/yaboot.conf
init-message=Welcome to Fedora Core\!
Hit <TAB> for boot options.
Still the same symptoms. yaboot comes up and I get the boot prompt.
tab shows the Linux option but it still won't boot. I get a file not
Got in via linux rescue using the install disk and cleaned up the // on
the image=filename and initrd=filename and I'll be darned if it did not
Got X running using the ati driver and it seems pretty quick at 1024 X