Tag Info

New answers tagged

0

PowerMac G5 is a "New World" Mac, and it is 64bit only. So you need this image: http://distfiles.gentoo.org/releases/ppc/autobuilds/20150115/stage3-ppc64-64ul-20150115.tar.bz2 Side note: If it's the Gentoo experience you are looking for, obviously you're on the right track. If you are just trying to get a Mac up and running on Linux, I strongly recommend ...


0

That means it didn't wait for you to press a button; it's already moving on to boot. Did you give it a moment to allow it to boot? It should come up shortly.


1

Strictly speaking, if you're creating your own distribution based on Debian, the powerpc architecture can be whatever you want it to be; in Debian it's "only" a name in dpkg's tables. If you do change your definition of an architecture though, you'd be better off changing the architecture name; for a good example of what happens when you don't, see Raspbian ...


0

I had the same problem a while back (Boot to non bootable disk using Openfirmware) and I got around it by booting into the hard disk using install media's rescue mode and installing grub-ieee1275 from the official repos the normal way.



Top 50 recent answers are included