Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-user

From: mattmatteh@×××.com
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] install ISO not bootable
Date: Mon, 07 Sep 2009 04:37:23
Message-Id: Pine.LNX.4.64.0909062336340.8754@noose.home
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] install ISO not bootable by "Crístian Viana"
you can add enablecdboot in yaboot.conf, but not sure if that works on 
ibm.

matt

On Sun, 6 Sep 2009, Crístian Viana wrote:

> is there any way I can boot the CD through yaboot? I'm not familiar with > this program. I googled about it and I found out I can type something like: > > cd:1,/boot/yaboot > > but that doesn't work for me. I guess it has something to do with the "boot" > directory on the ISO image, but I don't know if I can point to other file > (like /boot/ibmpower). > > any other suggestion of how to boot will be appreciated, when the CD doesn't > boot itself. there's a Red Hat already installed on the machine, if it > helps. and I think the floppy drive isn't working, so I can't use it (it > shows input/output errors when I try to access some disks). so my options > are: use yaboot to boot the CD, do a network install (never done it) or use > the existing Linux. any idea? > > see you, > > On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 3:42 PM, <mattmatteh@×××.com> wrote: > >> On Sun, 6 Sep 2009, Crístian Viana wrote: >> >> I tried install-powerpc-minimal-2008.0, it didn't work too. I have an IBM >>> pSeries POWER4. >>> >>> try install-powerpc-minimal-2008.0.iso ? i dont remember if i used that >>>> one or not. >>>> >>>> what powerpc computer do you have ? >>>> >>>> matt >>>> >>> >>> >> i only have 2 ibooks here. not familiar with ibm hardware > > > > > -- > Crístian Deives dos Santos Viana [aka CD1] > Sent from Campinas, SP, Brazil >