[Techtalk] Dual Booting YDL on an iBook

Betty Johnson bettyj at interbaun.com
Thu May 15 06:10:19 EST 2003

I did not select a specific partition to install the bootloader, just 
whatever Mandrake selected by default. I believe setenv will work for any 
partition setup that you have, but not really sure.

On May 14, 2003 03:43 pm, Beth Johnson wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-05-14 at 17:13, Betty Johnson wrote:
> > To change it, use:
> > setenv boot-device hd:10,\\:tbxi
> > printenv boot-device
> >
> > Make sure it's set properly.  If it is, type:
> > shut-down
> >
> > And it will power the machine off.  Turn it on, then you should get
> > the yaboot screen.
> Thanks, Betty, this *is* helpful.  What partition did you have Mandrake
> install yaboot to?  [I've got a 75M partition 10 for /boot, some swap,
> then the rest of the disk is / at partition 12.  Apple seems to like
> partitions.]  And are the setenv arguments the same in all instances,
> or might I have to change them if my partitions are different?  If you
> could break down what that line does I think I'd have a better
> understanding of what's going on with it.
> regards,
> Beth

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Betty Johnson

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