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Re: Help with Core 4 install off-list



At 6:45 PM -0700 9/16/05, Adam Boettiger wrote:
>I am a linux newbie. Just bought Red Hat Fedora 4 Unleashed book with DVD
>disk yesterday and am having problems with doing a dual-boot install into my
>Mac PowerBook G4 laptop.
>
>I have an 80G drive, I've followed the instructions in the book, burned the
>iso image to a CD and then booted to CD. I just need some basic help. Once I
>can get the installer started I should be okay. A year ago I did an install
>of Fedora by myself so dunno why I am having any problems.
>
>I know you're supposed to install OS X first, so have wiped the drive and
>done a clean install of OS X. I understand that the install process of
>Fedora has a partioning section to it, so have not partitioned my drive yet.
>
>I know it's Friday, but does anyone have a few minutes to just get me
>started off-list via IM or email? The problem seems to be that my drive is
>not reading the DVD or CD when booted to. I have no idea why. It reads and
>boots to other CDs fine.

Did you burn a ppc version of FC4 (right), or the more common i386 version
(wrong)?

Does the CD show a bunch of files and folders (right), or only a single
.iso file (wrong).

I don't use MOSX, so I can't be more specific.
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