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Old 08-11-2009, 09:17 PM   #1
brian2009
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CentOS 4 Install on macbook...Help!!


Hi,

I have begun to try and install CentOS 4 on my macbook G3. I get all the way through the install process and then after a reboot, my macbook flashes a folder icon and a question mark. Nothing else. Does anyone know what I need to do to mac it start the boot process?

I created my root directory /, boot directory, home and swap in disk druid. The rest was a standard install.

Thank you
 
Old 08-12-2009, 08:59 AM   #2
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Hi,

I have begun to try and install CentOS 4 on my macbook G3. I get all the way through the install process and then after a reboot, my macbook flashes a folder icon and a question mark. Nothing else. Does anyone know what I need to do to mac it start the boot process?

I created my root directory /, boot directory, home and swap in disk druid. The rest was a standard install.

Thank you
Well, CentOS 4 is old...the latest is 5.3 I believe, so if this is a new install, get the latest version, and save some headaches later.

This tutorial:

http://consultancy.edvoncken.net/ind..._a_MacBook_Pro

Should help get you going. I'd also not partition the disk with any other tools, but let the installer do it for you.
 
  


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