Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 189036
FC5 Installer doesn't fix x86 disks for use on FC5-PPC
Last modified: 2008-05-06 11:47:34 EDT
Description of problem:
When using a disk previously used as i386, I put the drive in a PowerPC and
attempted to install FC5. I told it to erase ALL partitions, and it did so, and
installed. However, upon reboot, I got the flashing ? in the folder. As it turns
out, there was no Apple_Boot created.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Use disk previously used on PC, tell FC5 to install on it, and you won't be able
Bootloader does not show up, probably because OpenFirmware doesn't know how to
boot off of a MS-DOS disk.
Installer should reassign the disk with a Mac-style partition table, especially
since I told it to blask the disk's contents anyways.
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