Linux in old Mac

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ivazqueznet at
Fri May 2 05:49:21 EST 2008

On Thu, 2008-05-01 at 10:02 -0300, Maximiliano Aschauer wrote:
> Hello everyone. I tried to install Debian on a PowerMacintosh 7300/200
> but not boot from boot CD or the floppy Debian Power PC distribution.
> I tried hold the ALT key and C key and yet goes straight to the MAC OS
> when the reader and the images are fine. The forum recommended Debian
> I ask in this forum because I will start working on Mac and Linux and
> I am very ignorant on the subject. Could you tell me the first steps I
> have to follow? Thank you all.

yaboot isn't usable on Old World Macs. You'll need to use BootX instead.

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazqueznet at>
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