[SOLVED] iMac10,1 won't boot w/14.0 without install DVD, displays question mark
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iMac10,1 won't boot w/14.0 without install DVD, displays question mark
I installed Slackware64 14.0 on my iMac10,1 at work. I used a PartedMagic liveCD to remove the previous partitions and created root, swap, and /home ones. Went through the install from the DVD, LILO installed fine (or so it claimed), then when I rebooted, I simply had a Mac folder with a flashing question mark superimposed over it.
I didn't make a boot USB disk, because Macs generally don't boot from them, so I just booted into the installation from the install DVD and got my user account set up, et cetera. I'd like to be able to boot directly from the hard drive without the install DVD. (Booting from the install disc isn't a hardship, especially if I just suspend to RAM when I leave work, but I'd still like to get it working "as designed.")
It was in fact the bootable flag. Now I just need to find a MacOS system disk to "bless" the hard drive so there won't be a 30 second delay before it loads LILO, but that's a Mac issue, not a Linux one.