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I have found one solution for my Power Mac G5 Dual 1.8 GHz, PPC with 4GB of DDR and OSX 10.4.11 Tiger, with a geForce Fx 5200 64mb graphics card. As a preliminary, make sure that all distributions are PPC friendly! And also, if you have the same specs, and Mac OS, as I do, (1) do not try to install initially from Desktop ISO. This seems to do some damage. ...


I managed to fix it up. When I was going around and try to boot from the Open Firmware, it would load yaboot and start to load the kernel, but then get stuck waiting for the root filesystem. This was resolved by separating /boot in an ext2 partition. But I would still not manage to get yaboot (or GRUB) properly configured during the installation. More ...

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