bootable usb-stick forPB G4 17" ?

Britt Dodd brittman914 at
Fri Apr 25 20:20:24 UTC 2014

Lars got it....that should work
On Apr 25, 2014 4:15 PM, <farinet at> wrote:

> Am 25.04.2014 21:45, schrieb Britt Dodd:
> > 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.
> Yes, some doubt about booting from a usb stick a had too. But otoh, i'm
> pretty sure someone here expained a way how to create a bootable usb
> using dd on a mac. For what you' do that, if not to boot.
> My problem is, i've an amd ultrabook here and the PB, but no dvd drive
> capable to write ... ;-) Macintosh target mode only works via firewire,
> isn't it?
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