Re: I am still having MAJOR problems

Subject: Re: I am still having MAJOR problems
From: Jeff (
Date: Wed Sep 20 2000 - 10:56:26 MDT

I have used both BootX and yaboot. I really like the BootX method since
it allows me to reboot my machine directly into Linux or MacOS, depending
upon how I set it. I don't know of a way to do this with yaboot.

My problem lies with BootX not working since I upgraded to OS 9.0.4. I am
running CS 1.2 on a Sawtooth G4 with a 20 gig internal drive running Mac
OS and an internal SCSI drive running linux. Before I upgraded BootX
worked fine. I have tried different versions but nothing worked.

Any clue?


On Wed, 20 Sep 2000, Brian Olson wrote:

> 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.
> Bootx:
> --Brian
> >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
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