Issue with yaboot and secondary drive on G5

acrux acrux_it at
Mon Apr 21 19:27:14 EST 2008

On Sun, 20 Apr 2008 15:46:35 -0700
"Garrett Cooper" <yanefbsd at> wrote:

> Hi all,
>      I've come across a series of issues attempting to boot Linux (in
> particular Gentoo Linux 2007.1 and Yellow Dog Linux 5.0) via yaboot
> on a G5 I acquired. I finally determined that the issue stemmed from
> the fact that the drive was being improperly detected / parsed from
> open firmware (root was being mapped to cd instead of cd1). I'll see
> if I can debug / solve this issue and submit a proper patch with the
> latest yaboot sources as soon as possible.
> Thanks,
> -Garrett

try this:

i hope this helps,


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