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To: Gentoo PPC User <gentoo-ppc-user@g.o>
From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@...>
Subject: Re: BootX issues
Date: Sun, 25 May 2003 16:08:43 -0500
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:
> 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

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