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victoral.com
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 19, 2010 8:39 pm    Post subject: Imac G3 live cd problems Reply with quote

Greetings!
I'm installing gentoo on my old iMac G3 350 Mhz (slotloading) to make it useful, but I seam to be stuck between a rock and a hard place. First of to boot the cd i can't press the "c" I have to go into open firmware and type in boot cd:,\\yaboot

Once I get into yaboot

I type in and get:

boot: ppc32
Loading Kernel...

read error
boot:

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Can anyone please tell me what I'm doing worng what should I do to fix it?
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2010 11:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can you read the kernel file from the CD in MacOS? These old iMacs have been known to have issues with reading from CD-Rs in the past.
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