dual boot hoary-macosx

Eduardo Sáenz de Cabezón eduardo.saenz-de-cabezon at dmc.unirioja.es
Mon Jan 9 12:37:52 UTC 2006


This is what I get:


/dev/hda1     Apple_partition_map Apple                    63 @ 1
( 31.5k)  Partition map
/dev/hda2          Apple_Driver43 Macintosh                56 @ 64
( 28.0k)  Driver 4.3
/dev/hda3          Apple_Driver43 Macintosh                56 @ 120
( 28.0k)  Driver 4.3
/dev/hda4        Apple_Driver_ATA Macintosh                56 @ 176
( 28.0k)  Unknown
/dev/hda5        Apple_Driver_ATA Macintosh                56 @ 232
( 28.0k)  Unknown
/dev/hda6          Apple_FWDriver Macintosh               512 @ 288
(256.0k)  Unknown
/dev/hda7      Apple_Driver_IOKit Macintosh               512 @ 800
(256.0k)  Unknown
/dev/hda8           Apple_Patches Patch Partition         512 @ 1312
(256.0k)  Unknown
/dev/hda9              Apple_Boot MOSX_OF3_Booter       16384 @ 1824
(  8.0M)  Unknown
/dev/hda10           Apple_Loader SecondaryLoader        1024 @ 18208
(512.0k)  Unknown
/dev/hda11              Apple_UFS Extra_1            20849264 @ 19232
(  9.9G)  Unknown
/dev/hda12        Apple_Bootstrap untitled               1954 @ 20868496
(977.0k)  NewWorld bootblock
/dev/hda13        Apple_UNIX_SVR2 untitled            5558594 @ 20870450
(  2.7G)  Linux native
/dev/hda14        Apple_UNIX_SVR2 swap                 697266 @ 26429044
(340.5M)  Linux swap
/dev/hda15        Apple_UNIX_SVR2 untitled           13591850 @ 27126310
(  6.5G)  Linux native



should I then add 
macosx=/dev/hda9
??

thanks again


El lun, 09-01-2006 a las 12:26 +0000, Colin Watson escribió:
> On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 01:11:46PM +0100, Eduardo Sáenz de Cabezón wrote:
> > i have installed ubuntu /hoary) on an imac G3, I would like to know how
> > to configure the system to choose wether to boot ubuntu or macosx. My
> > yaboot.conf file is the following:
> > 
> > ## yaboot.conf generated by the Ubuntu installer
> > ##
> > ## run: "man yaboot.conf" for details. Do not make changes until you
> > have!!
> > ## see also: /usr/share/doc/yaboot/examples for example configurations.
> > ##
> > ## For a dual-boot menu, add one or more of:
> > ## bsd=/dev/hdaX, macos=/dev/hdaY, macosx=/dev/hdaZ
> [...]
> > I would like to know what should I exactly add to this file, how to know
> > which hdaZ to add, if I have to do something else...
> 
> 'sudo fdisk -l /dev/hda'; among other things, you should see a line a
> bit like this:
> 
> /dev/hda13              Apple_HFS Mac OS X            10554321 @ 91845680  (  5.0G)  HFS
> 
> Take the device name from the start (in my case, /dev/hda13) and put it
> in a macosx= line at the bottom of /etc/yaboot.conf. Your yaboot.conf
> would therefore end like this:
> 
> image=/boot/vmlinux.old
>       label=old
>       read-only
>       initrd=/boot/initrd.img.old
>       append="quiet splash"
> 
> macosx=/dev/hda13
> 
> Now run 'sudo ybin -v' and reboot.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> -- 
> Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]
> 






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