Help needed desperately...

Paul Nasrat pnasrat at
Mon Mar 31 08:36:54 EST 2008

On 29 Mar 2008, at 17:17, at wrote:

> Hi!
> I have a problem and I hope to find help here!
> I'm running debian etch ppc with yaboot. I installed a new kernel  
> from the
> debian repositories, but could only boot the old kernel, so I  
> changed things
> in /etc/yaboot.conf and now it won't boot at all... I probably got  
> the device
> wrong...
> For some reason the ibook doesn't boot from rescue cds either  
> (though it
> starts reading the cds, but then not much happens).
> So I read that it must be possible to start from the boot prompt.

Please explain the failure case from CD boot more clearly.

It really should be possible with OF to read from CD and boot into a  
live or rescue image.

What is your failure case - error messages, etc?


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