LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Latest LQ Deals
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 01-12-2007, 04:28 PM   #1
RonGG
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2004
Posts: 30

Rep: Reputation: 15
Fedora Core 5 on a Mac Mini Intel


Hello all,

I'm currently trying to install FC5 on a Mac Mini with an intel processor. The install process completes fine but upon reboot I see a folder with a question mark on it, after that then grub spits a message to the screen that says grub loading stage 2. I followed a few directions I found on this forum but now grub says loading stage 1.5. The system hangs and will not do anything. If anyone has any info on getting past this problem I would appreciate it.
 
Old 01-12-2007, 04:49 PM   #2
BittaBrotha
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2002
Location: Third Stone from the Sun
Distribution: Debian Sid, SourceMage 0.9.5, & To be Continued on a TP
Posts: 800

Rep: Reputation: 31
Can you post a copy of your grub's menu.lst or grub.conf file?
 
Old 01-12-2007, 05:06 PM   #3
RonGG
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2004
Posts: 30

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Actually I don't think I can. I don't have an internet connection on that machine. Anything I should look for in those files.
 
Old 01-16-2007, 01:05 PM   #4
RonGG
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2004
Posts: 30

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Ok I reinstalled OSX and reinstalled Fedora, I installed grub on sda1.

Here is my menu.lst
Code:
default=0
timeout=5
splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gz
hiddenmenu
title Fedora Core(2.6.15-1.2054_FC5smp)
root (hd0,0)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5smp ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 rhgb quiet
initrd /initrd-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5smp.img

On my first installation I kept getting a folder with a question mark on it were the grey apple would be then it would go to a screen that said grub loading stage 2.... then it would hang.

Now after the install and placing the boot loader on sda1 and not the mbr I don't get the folder with the question mark on it but grub still hangs in the same place. So Thanks for any help on this.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FC5 - Installing on Intel Mac Mini muzicman82 Fedora 10 01-29-2007 11:53 AM
I need help with getting my airport card setup on an intel mac running fedora core 6 mike_532532 Linux - Hardware 1 11-17-2006 11:49 PM
Intel Mac mini and World of warcraft colinstu General 4 05-27-2006 08:16 AM
fedora core on mac mini core duo ss4ivan Linux - Software 0 04-10-2006 06:39 PM
Fedora 4 on a Mac mini apffal Fedora 1 11-17-2005 12:22 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:12 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration