Additional explanations about The partition's date region doesn't...

Luciano Miguel Ferreira Rocha strange at
Mon Aug 1 16:42:51 UTC 2005

On Mon, Aug 01, 2005 at 06:09:28PM +0200, Vince wrote:
> Le 1 août 05 à 17:10, Paul Nasrat a écrit :
> >On Mon, 2005-08-01 at 15:56 +0200, Vince wrote:
> >>Installation and as soon as Keyboard setup I get the error as
> >>indicated above. If I switch to console mode, when I try fdisk /dev/
> >>hda it complains that drive doesn't have a correct label !!
> >>     So what do I need to do exactly to get it working and be able to
> >his is a known bug can you try with:
> >
> >Take the updates.img and use dd to write it to a USB key, then use
> >that with "linux updates" at the yaboot boot: prompt.
> >You will need to dd it to the entire device,
> >so make sure you backup whatever may be on the USB drive first.
> >You can dosomething like this:
> >dd if=updates.img of=/dev/sda
> >Replace /dev/sda with the name of your USB key drive, though.
> Thanks a lot Paul for your very heplful answer. Unhappy I'm unable to  
> write updates.img to my usk bey, each time I try dd if=updates.img  
> of=/dev/disk4s1 (disk4s1 is where my usb key appears on my osx  
> system), it returns a device busy, whatever I'm as root or normal  
> user !!

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