mrknisely at mrknisely.is-a-geek.org
Wed Oct 26 03:49:53 UTC 2005
Mauro K. T. Tojo wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was really looking forward to testing ubuntu on my iMac G3 400 and
> I've spent more than 10 hours reading articles and trying to install it.
> I tried to install:
> 1) On a partition on my ext FW drive
> 2) On a partition of my internal HD
> 3) Erasing my internal HD completely and installing only ubuntu
> Problem is, everything always goes well until yaboot installation. It
> NEVER installs, stops at 83% and fails. And I've tried creating all
> the partitions myself and also letting the installer do it
> automatically, everything that you can imagine (non-commandline wise)
> I've tried.
> Right now the Ubuntu system is in my third partition, hda3, and I just
> can't boot it because yaboot never manages to install in the bootstrap
> partition (number 2). If I try to boot it from the CD yaboot via
> hd:3,/boot/vmlinux kernel it boots from the installed system in my HD
> but stops because it says there is no root argument (asks me to append
> a valid root argument, which I guess is root=/dev/hda3)
> Can anyone help me?
> Thanks a lot.
I just got done doing an install on an iMac G3 Tray loading system and
it went witout issue. I told the 5.10 install to take over the drive
and it setup 4 partitions and it worked witout a hitch. In all, the
install was as flawless as an Intel box install. The only issue I have
is that the monitro is stuck on a VERY LOW resolution... something
smaller than 640x480 and I can't seem to fix it. Other than that, it is
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