[clug] Network Install of Ubuntu On Powerbook
kdambiec at ieee.org
Thu Sep 20 12:10:42 GMT 2007
Ive been trying to do a net boot install of Ubuntu, but keep receiving
errors as apparently yaboot cant support ramdisk images over 6mb if
Has anybody copied ubuntu to a USB drive and installed it from there? As im
thinking it will be easier to install it from their. I found instructions
with the linux hattribs command to do that, but am not sure what the command
is on Mac OS X
From: Jeremy Kerr [mailto:jk at ozlabs.org]
Sent: Thursday, 20 September 2007 9:54 PM
To: linux at lists.samba.org
Cc: Karun Dambiec
Subject: Re: [clug] Network Install of Ubuntu On Powerbook
> Do you know how to boot Mac OS X and do a net install?
You don't need to boot Mac OSX to do the install - after you've set up
the files on the tftp server, just boot into Open Firmware (hold the
command, option, O and F keys while turning the system on), and then
type "boot enet". Open Firmware should then download the boot images
and get you started.
> As I would like to install a dual boot system.
The Ubuntu installer will guide you through the partitioning process to
allow you to dual-boot.
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