I am trying to install FC4 on Wallstreet Power Book
G3. This is the first time i am trying to install
Since this is a powerbook with the oldworld-ROM, I can
not use yaboot(as i read in linuxppc.org
). So, I
booted into Mac OS 9, and installed BooX loader.
With the kernel arguments for BootX
(video=atyfb:vmode:14,cmode:32,mclk:71 single) , I am
finally able to get into the FC4 anaconda installer.
(I have the CDs)
Every step after that went through fine. And when i
finally rebooted, I don't get no where!!!
To find what the problem is, I booted onto Mac OS 9
CD. I see only one partition on my hard drive named
"bootstrap", which contains yaboot.
I guess, for some reason FC4 installer is installing
yaboot bootloader. But yaboot doesnt work with
Then I went through the installation guide at
I discovered that I never really got this screen
during my installation. I never was able to switch off
the install of bootloader.
What should i do to get this screen ?
Is there any kernel argument i can pass, to stop the
installer from installing the bootloader ?
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