Re: I am still having MAJOR problems

Subject: Re: I am still having MAJOR problems
From: Brian Olson (
Date: Wed Sep 20 2000 - 10:29:12 MDT

have you considered using BootX? It also ships with YDL and is easier
to use and configure than yaboot. It requires a mac partition and mac
os however but, IMHO, it is the easiest to use until you are more
familiar with linux.



>Hey everyone. I am soooo stuck. I finally came to a discovery -- the
>alias for the IDE slave drive on the first bus is ultra-1. That's
>nice to know -- I'm now wondering how to boot linux!!! I have heard
>yaboot described as a "green screen"... I have never gotten such a
>screen! How do I install yaboot? Or, on a dual G4, is there a better
>way to boot? I tried this thing called "suseboot" which was emailed
>to me -- that boots Linux (I never see a green screen) but the
>screen resolution is not something my monitor can handle. I am so
>lost -- can anyone help? Thanks....
> -Josh

Brian Olson
Computer Guy
Dept. of Human Oncology -- Computer Support
UW Medical School
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Madison WI, 53792

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