yaboot hand install

Nuno Carvalho rekconk at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 21:30:32 UTC 2005

albi wrote:
> On Thu, 06 Oct 2005 20:44:02 +0100
> Nuno Carvalho <rekconk at gmail.com> wrote:
>>How I install yaboot on a bootstrap partition already created?
>>I found I bug in ubuntu installer, that I reported in
>>http://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=17143 , I already have
>>installed ubuntu manually mounted /target and continued with installer.
>>But I don't know how to install yaboot, i attached my disc partition table.
This needs /proc mounted, but I don't have that yet. I'll wait for the
bug report answer.

> afair (from my experiences years ago with debian on
> ppc) : edit /etc/yaboot.conf, and run ybin -v and then reboot
> here's a /etc/yaboot.conf example
> http://www.desertsol.com/~kevin/ppc/yaboot.conf-1.3.7
> you need to find out what the name of your kernel is
> (e.g. /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.10-5), your ubuntu-partition is on /dev/hda8

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