Re: install ISO not bootable
<mattmatteh <at> mac.com>
2009-09-07 04:37:13 GMT
you can add enablecdboot in yaboot.conf, but not sure if that works on
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:
> 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 <at> mac.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 ?
>> i only have 2 ibooks here. not familiar with ibm hardware
> Crístian Deives dos Santos Viana [aka CD1]
> Sent from Campinas, SP, Brazil