Bug 149081 - mk-images.ppc doesn't create 64-bit Mac bootable images.
mk-images.ppc doesn't create 64-bit Mac bootable images.
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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: 151676 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: fedora-ppc
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Reported: 2005-02-18 11:00 EST by David Woodhouse
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 10.2.0.20
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-04-05 09:04:48 EDT
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Patch to create 64-bit mac boot.iso (2.50 KB, patch)
2005-02-18 11:00 EST, David Woodhouse
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Description David Woodhouse 2005-02-18 11:00:08 EST
Eventually it'd be nice to have single CD image which is bootable on
all machines, but for now it'll suffice just to build an
images/mac64/boot.iso
Comment 1 David Woodhouse 2005-02-18 11:00:51 EST
Created attachment 111208 [details]
Patch to create 64-bit mac boot.iso
Comment 2 Paul Nasrat 2005-02-19 12:49:33 EST
Thanks for the patch commited
Comment 3 David Woodhouse 2005-03-16 18:13:04 EST
The patch added a new file bootdisk/ppc/yaboot.conf.mac64 which you didn't 'cvs
add'.
Comment 4 Paul Nasrat 2005-03-17 05:49:07 EST
Oops, sorry. Done.
Comment 5 Andrew Cagney 2005-03-18 11:25:13 EST
Fedora Core 4 Test 1 shipped with this bug.

The ISO boots, but yaboot can't load the kernel as yaboot.conf is missing.

Workaround (really messy):

- from OS-X create a small (100mb?) hfs (not hfs+) partition; make a note of the
parition number (how I'm not sure :-)

- from OS-X copy the contents of the 64-bit boot iso (in particular ppc/mac64/
vmlinuz, yaboot, and ramdisk.image.gz) to that disk (at the top level)

- from OS-X copy from the 32-bit ISO the file ppc/mac/yaboot.conf to the top level

- edit the copied yaboot.conf so that paths such as:
    cd:,\ppc\mac\vmlinuz
are replaced with simpler
    hd:,vmlinuz
(or is that)
    hd:2,\vmlinuz
(where 2 is that partition number)

- reboot machine, during <boing> hold down <apple><option><o><f>
(don't try doing this when using a microsoft keyboard :-/)

- at the OK> prompt enter
    boot hd:<PARTNUMBER>,yaboot
e.g.,
    boot hd:2,\yaboot
from the OK> prompt you can actually fish for that yaboot image vis:
    boot hd:1,\yaboot
    boot hd:2,\yaboot
....

- continue as normal
Comment 6 Paul Nasrat 2005-03-21 12:54:46 EST
*** Bug 151676 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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