bootable usb-stick forPB G4 17" ?
lars.nooden at gmail.com
Fri Apr 25 20:03:21 UTC 2014
> On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 3:24 PM, <farinet at arcor.de> wrote:
>> I vaguely someone here (Nio Wiklund???) described 2 years ago or
>> so, how to make and how to boot a PB from a usb stick into
>> live-lubuntu. Or is my memory failing? If i remember right, please
>> could you point me to a link where i can learn your solution?
>> I'd like to install lubuntu 14.04 on a PB G4 17" but i see the iso
>> largely exceeds the cd-rom maximum ...
>> Thanks a lot in advance!
On 25.04.2014 22:45, Britt Dodd wrote:
> AFAIK, OpenFirmware on the Powerbook G4 will not boot from USB
> devices, except if its a CDROM. Or at least that was what I found
> when trying to install Ubuntu/Gentoo/Lubuntu on my PBG4.
> Unless the drive isn't stock, I believe all Powerbook G4's should be
> able to read from and boot from DVDs, so you may want to consider
> burning a DVD for use with Lubuntu, if you're able to.
I boot from USB stick on a Titanium PowerBook G4. Use dd to put the
image onto the stick then do something like the following at the OF boot
It will be either usb1 or usb0 depending on the port used.
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