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    [PPC] Re: G5 Power Mac Rejects Linux Discs

    I gave up and installed 12.10 via the alternate install (also solved the reject disc problems, apparently my drive only likes to boot dvds...)

    The yaboot was configured correctly and the boot...
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    [PPC] Re: G5 Power Mac Rejects Linux Discs

    UPDATE:

    Got the yboot configured correctly...well sorta.

    I actually had to create my own yaboot.conf because for some reason the installer didn't make one.

    I finished setting it up, and for...
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    [PPC] Re: G5 Power Mac Rejects Linux Discs

    Got ubuntu 12.04 installed. Problem is, I get that questionmark/dirty-apple-grin folder icon A.K.A yaboot has a problem, or the device isn't correctly configured. Working on the currently...
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    [PPC] G5 Power Mac Rejects Linux Discs

    Hello all,

    I'm trying to slap a nice version of ubuntu onto this G5 Power Mac I have (PowerPC G5 3.0, 1.8GHz, 2GB RAM, 200GB HDD, GeForce FX 5200) but I'm having a problem booting from the disc.
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  5. [ubuntu] Re: Wine is unable to install on PPC Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy

    Thanks, I was just wondering why it wasn't installing.
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Wine is unable to install on PPC Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy

    Is there something that can do the same things that are available for PPC chips?
  7. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Wine is unable to install on PPC Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy

    Hi all, I am having a problem installing wine and blueman on my PPC ubuntu 8.04 hardy. I go to the wine site and run the terminal commands,

    wget -q...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Bluetooth woes on clean 8.04 install

    Hi all, I'm having the exact same problem but I don't understand what you guys are saying (I'm still windows savy). could you describe it in words I can understand?
  9. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G5 unable to boot PPC ubuntu 7.10

    How do I do that exactly?

    UPDATE: Everything matchs what I booted with and the yabootconfig is working.
  10. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G5 unable to boot PPC ubuntu 7.10

    BINGO, YES!!! Your second solution seemed to have worked and I think I know why. I was looking around inside my computer and I noticed where my hard disk was located. It was in slot B, meaning slave,...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G5 unable to boot PPC ubuntu 7.10

    And thats it, just run that command with the --noinstall? Or should I try tiresia's 4 solutions first?

    UPDATE - IMPORTANT!!!: I did the ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid command and this is what I got (I...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G5 unable to boot PPC ubuntu 7.10

    root@ubuntu:/# ls /dev/disk
    by-id by-label by-path by-uuid
    root@ubuntu:/#


    I'm going to have to finish this (I hope), a bit later. Going somewhere and will be back in about 4 hours.
  13. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G5 unable to boot PPC ubuntu 7.10

    Well all of them were not found anyway, and I think that matters.
  14. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G5 unable to boot PPC ubuntu 7.10

    LOL!!!!, I love linux (top line):


    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ yabootconfig --debug
    yabootconfig: You are not root, go away
    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo yabootconfig --debug
    yabootconfig: DEBUG: ROOT=unionfs...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G5 unable to boot PPC ubuntu 7.10

    Pre-note, UPDATE in my last post.

    Ok now here:

    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mount -t proc none /media/disk/proc
    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mount -o bind /dev /media/disk/dev
    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mount...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G5 unable to boot PPC ubuntu 7.10

    First three:

    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mount -t proc none /mnt/media/disk/proc
    mount: mount point /mnt/media/disk/proc does not exist
    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mount -o blind /dev /mnt/media/disk/dev...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G5 unable to boot PPC ubuntu 7.10

    I only have one 320GB SATA disk installed on my computer and I would like to have Mac OS X on my computer, but I do not.
  18. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G5 unable to boot PPC ubuntu 7.10

    Situation 1: can't OPEN hd:,\\tbxi
    Situation 2: can't OPEN hd/disk@0:2,\\:tbxi
  19. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G5 unable to boot PPC ubuntu 7.10

    OK here:

    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mount /dev/sda2 /mnt
    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ cat /mnt/yaboot.conf
    ## yaboot.conf generated by the Ubuntu installer
    ##
    ## run: "man yaboot.conf" for details. Do not make...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G5 unable to boot PPC ubuntu 7.10

    OK so I did the 1st option and did the yabootconfig --debug and now restarting (I did notice the last line after I ran the yabootconfig, I said "unable to determine OpenFirmware device name to...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G5 unable to boot PPC ubuntu 7.10

    OK, so I've replaced the ofpath with the instructions and the other patch that you gave me and when I ran the command it said the drive's full name (/ht/pci...disk@0). I put it into the yaboot.conf...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G5 unable to boot PPC ubuntu 7.10

    OK, I've copied the patched ofpath the the dir of my old one and still doesn't work. Now I'm trying the alternate disc.
  23. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G5 unable to boot PPC ubuntu 7.10

    First off, nobody that I talk to for help has ever been annoying and why should you be if your helping me with my most hardest problem. Secondly I'm trying to replace the other ofpath with the patch...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G5 unable to boot PPC ubuntu 7.10

    OK, I will try what you just suggested, but I think I have solved the problem. I know that there is a bug in the ofpath command and that there is a patch for it. But I cannot use the patch because of...
  25. [ubuntu] Re: PowerMac G5 unable to boot PPC ubuntu 7.10

    None of them work.
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