Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-user

From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@×××××××××××××××××××.net>
To: Gentoo PPC User <gentoo-ppc-user@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] BootX issues
Date: Sun, 25 May 2003 21:07:52
Message-Id: 3ED130DB.9010702@technaut.darktalker.net
tom wrote:
> Andrew Gaffney wrote: > >> Thanks to Wolf, I was able to get Stuffit Expander installed on my >> Mac. From there, I was able to install BootX, since my system is >> OldWorld. Now, I copied the vmlinux from the Gentoo PPC LiveCD to >> "Linux Kernels" in the System Folder. When I try to select a ramdisk, >> it doesn't show the initrd.img.gz in the list of files. I tried >> copying the file over to the desktop, and it still won't show up in >> the list of files. I tried BootX 1.1.3, 1.2b1, and 1.2.3. I have the >> same problem with all of them. I'm beginning to think that someone is >> trying to tell me that Gentoo doesn't belong on this Mac :) > > > try: > > http://penguinppc.org/projects/bootx/ > > for more bootx info. You basically have to click the options button, > select 'Use specified RAM disk', and a dialog will pop up where you can > locate your initrd. > > tom
I don't know exactly what was happening, but I updated my system from 7.5.2 to 7.5.5 and now BootX displays all the files, including the initrd.img.gz :) The LiveCD is booting right now :) -- Andrew Gaffney -- gentoo-ppc-user@g.o mailing list