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Old 12-24-2003, 01:08 AM   #1
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Yaboot doesn't open on startup, just boots into OS 9.


Well,

I installed Mandrake 9.1 effeciently, I used mac-fdisk to bake a bootstrap partition, all was well.

I have a 3 gig partition for OS 9, and left the other as "Free Space" for Mandrake. Then i booted from a gentoo linux cd and used the "mac-fdisk" utility to make an 800k bootstrap partition. All was well.

Booted from the Mandrake CD, install was flawless, I didn't even have to partition anything it did it all for me, .


Install finished.


So, i rebooted, and expected to see the yaboot command line asking to start into the mac os or Mandrake linux.

Nope, it just booted into OS 9.


SO, i took my gentoo CD and booted from that to check the partitions, used mac-fdisk and checked that all partitions were there, they were.


I can't boot into yaboot, help!
 
  


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