View Full Version : [ubuntu] Loading/Startup Screen

March 4th, 2009, 06:37 AM
Whenever I start up my iMac G5 (Running Intrepid) I get the regular apple startup gray screen, only instead of the mac logo it shows a small folder with a question mark in it. After this it switches to black and boots normally into Ubuntu. I suspect this is part of some startup program that didnt get wiped when i formatted the disk for linux, but does anyone know anything about this?

**for bonus points, let me know how to replace the question folder with a penguin**


March 4th, 2009, 02:49 PM
When you say "G5" you mean a powerpc mac, correct?

March 4th, 2009, 06:42 PM
Sorry, i meant intel mac

March 5th, 2009, 12:21 AM
in that case, you need to bless the linux partition and possibly sync the partition tables.