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Old 10-07-2004, 06:47 PM   #1
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cannot find a kernel, please locate one

day 5... still trying to install gentoo linux on my g4 1GHz tibook. i have been following these directions word for word. my gosh. i just exited chroot and ran the following command:

yabootconfig --chroot /mnt/gentoo

it then displayed...

install yaboot bootstrap on /dev/hda2 to boot Linux from /dev/hda4? [Yes]

i typed 'y' then enter then...

yabootconfig:cannot find a kernel, please locate one?

what do i do?

i am almost finished the install without any problems and then this. please help.

Old 10-07-2004, 07:11 PM   #2
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tried whereis?
or locate?
Old 10-07-2004, 07:15 PM   #3
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the best part is that i'm now stuck in an infinite loop. HEEEEEEeeeeeeeeeeellllllllllllllllllllppppppppppppppp!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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