On 19/02/12 02:02, Larry Stotler wrote:
On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 5:19 PM, Wolfgang
Installation without using partitioner dialog in
YaST2 works. I used minimal
I'm trying to do more testing.
Back when 10.0 was in beta, there were issues with partitioning mac
drives with YaST. You should be able to start a rescue system and
use "pdisk" to partition a MacOS drive if you need to(didn't know if
you knew that).
Then you will have to reboot and restart the install.
If you aren't familiar with MacOS partitioning, be careful. You need
a 32MB ProDOS type partition for yaboot.
Anyway, I have a PowerMac G4/Digital Audio(466Mhz)& an iBook
G3/366Mhz. Will try them out.
Overall, how do you find the current factory to run on the G5?
Thanks for the reminder about partitioning. I'm keen to try this out on
my old G5, but I can't work out where the files are. Nothing obvious at
So, please can someone tell me where the latest NET iso is available
from? Also, where do we need to point the installation to for it to find
PPC factory (or does it default to the appropriate place)? (Is this what
Larry's final line is asking?)
Finally if I may a third question: I'm think it might be worth grabbing
the entire repo with rsync? (not sure how big it is) - if so what is the
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