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From: mattmatteh@...
Subject: Re: install ISO not bootable
Date: Sun, 06 Sep 2009 23:37:13 -0500 (CDT)
you can add enablecdboot in yaboot.conf, but not sure if that works on 
ibm.

matt

On Sun, 6 Sep 2009, Cr??stian 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@...> wrote:
>
>> On Sun, 6 Sep 2009, Cr??stian 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
>
>
>
>
> -- 
> Cr??stian Deives dos Santos Viana [aka CD1]
> Sent from Campinas, SP, Brazil
>
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-- Crístian Viana
Re: install ISO not bootable
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Re: install ISO not bootable
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