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From: "A. Khattri" <ajai@...>
Subject: Re: Mac disk partitions
Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2007 19:49:13 -0400 (EDT)
On Mon, 30 Apr 2007, Michael Hanselmann wrote:

> This is the 800k bootstrap partition, used by yaboot alone (at least
> within Linux) and not to be formatted or mounted anywhere. On PowerPC
> machines, you shouldn't create a /boot partition. Read the docs, please.

I figured it out but you really should go back and re-read my post. I did
not mention /boot anywhere and YES I DID read the docs so maybe you could
be a little less insulting next time?


From
http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-ppc.xml?part=1&chap=4#doc_chap3:

"Second, create an Apple_Bootstrap partition by using b. It will ask for
what block you want to start. Enter the number of your first free
partition, followed by a p. For instance this is 2p."


I already had what looked like a boot partition but I was asking here to
make sure I was doing the right thing by ignoring what the docs say in
my particular situation (which, as I mentioned, was a machine which
already had another distro on it).


Sheesh.


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