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Re: [SLE] Getting 10.0 onto a Mac G4?
  • From: BandiPat <penguin0601@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2005 18:20:31 -0500
  • Message-id: <200512011820.31218.penguin0601@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 01 December 2005 06:45, Rikard Johnels wrote:
> Hello all!
> Tried installing SuSE10 (from the ISO's at
> But it fails on the partitoning.
> It used to be a OsX on it, but the company i got it from had erased
> it. So i booted it up on the first CD, and told it to erase all
> partitions and use the whole disk for linux.
> It crashed yelling about not being able to create partition.
> I rebooted into rescue mode and ran fdisk
> " There is a valid Mac label on this disk.
> Unfortunately Linux cannot handle these
> disks at the moment. Nevertheless some
> advice:
> 1. fdisk will destroy its contents on write
> 2. Be sure that this disk in NOT a still vital
> part of a volume group. (Otherwise you may
> erase the other disks as well. if unmirrored)"
> Google suggests mac-fdisk. But the cd doesnt seem to have that.
> Bug or feature?
> How do i proceed?
Better asked on the suse-ppc list as there are several knowledgeable Mac
users there. I'm sure one or more can offer help on this problem.


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