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Old 08-06-2005, 02:50 PM   #1
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Unhappy I'm such a newb... i need help... PPC install help

Hey! I'm a new convert to linux and got Fedora installed on my home built box... but now I want to try and install it with my Apple's PPC. Right now I've got a G4 Apple iBook running Mac os X... and i need step by step help... i thought I had the images I need and all, but I can't figure out how to get it to boot to the linux CDs... so if you can help I would be forever thankful...
also if anyone has any idea if dual boot between mac os x and linux is possible plz let me know
Old 08-06-2005, 03:01 PM   #2
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Re: I'm such a newb... i need help... PPC install help

Welcome to LQ!

I think I know what your problem is. If you downloaded your image with your mac, make sure OSX doesn't create a disk volume. If you copy the automatically created volume to CD, it won't boot. Instead you should burn the image (*.iso file) with your CD burning software.

Also, make sure you downloaded the correct images (you need the PPC, not i386 ones).

good luck!


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