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Re: Help with Core 4 install off-list


Yes, it says i386 on the CD...

So should I download the iso file for ppc and then burn to CD?

When you boot to CD does the install start right away or will I need to hit
Return? I'm thinking I should probably do a GUI rather than text install.

Any idea what the name of the PPC image file is?


On 9/16/05 7:31 PM, "Tony Nelson" <tonynelson georgeanelson com> wrote:

> 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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