iMac5,1 won't boot live cd
I've unsuccessfully attempted to boot both the jaunty and karmic live cd on an iMac5,1. It gets past the language screen, allows me to choose settings (eg: acpi=off) but when I choose "Try out Ubuntu without changing your system" the system hangs leaving no option but a hard reset.
The system has refit installed and Tiger as the main os with Leopard on an external hard drive.
Does anyone have any idea as to why the cd will not boot. I am using the x86 version as opposed to x64.
Re: iMac5,1 won't boot live cd
I have the same model as you do. Uninstall refit and then try it, since I have not tried refit or got it running. It should not matter whether it is i386 (the x86 version) or amd64 (x64 version), although you can run the x64 because your processor should be x64 compatible.
Originally Posted by Tommerz
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