Subject: Re: Installation problem
From: Joe Stewart (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Sep 07 2000 - 17:30:38 MDT
on 9/7/00 10:13 AM, Prashant Patel at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Hello Everyone
> I recently purchase PowerPC G4 and Yellow Dog Linux. I created a
> following partition using Drive Utility of Mac OS 9.
> For linux : A/UX roor = 8.6G (hda11)
> A/UX swap = 128M (hda10)
> For Mac OS: Mac OS standard = 1 G (hda9)
> Thenafter i installed Mac OS and yellow dog linux successfully on 1 GB and
> 8.6 GB partition successfully. I also installed the BOOTX successfully. so
> whenever i restart the machine, the BOOTX dialog box appears. Now from here
> the problem starts. When i selects Linux from BootX dialog box, it tries to
> load the linux. After detectiong some of the devices, it starts giving me
> the following error.
> usb : ... assigned device no # 1
> usbcore : usb devise not responding, giving up ( error = -101 )
> hda:hda: lost interrupt
> hda1:hda: lost interrrupt
> hda8:hda9hda:lost interrupt
> And keeps on continue. Only keyboard is attatched to the usb of cpu
> tower. And mouse is attached to the keyboard usb. Did smb come across this
> type of problem ? At the time of linux installation, it detects the usb. But
> while loading the installed kernel, it doesn't detect usb. I don't know
> where i am making mistake. Can anybody suggest anything ?
> Prashant Patel
This is a well known problem with the new G4s announced at the MacWorld Expo
New York. I'm having the same problem, and as of yet have not found a way
to install/boot Linux successfully on my Power Mac G4 MP 450mhz.
If anyone's got a solution at this time, I'd love to hear it.
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