Re: can't get ydl to boot

Subject: Re: can't get ydl to boot
From: Brent Cantrell (
Date: Fri Mar 02 2001 - 13:04:07 MST

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on 3/2/01 12:32 PM, Heeten at wrote:

> Hey, I'm using Yellow Dog Linux 1.2.1 and I'm having a
> couple problems. I'm installing it on an iMac DV.
> When I get into yaboot and try to boot linux, I get
> the following:
> Loading kernel...
> Image not found.... try again
> This is what I have in yeboot.conf
> image = /dev/hda10,\\vmlinux
> label = linux
> my root partition is hda10, and I copied all the files
> the install guide told me to copy to my systems
> folder, but I can't figure out what's wrong.
> Thanks,
> Heeten
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you should have four hashmarks in front of the 'vmlinux', there was a
typo in the shipping cd, more info is on the site somewhere.

I.E. image = /dev/hda10,\\\\vmlinux

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