|FROM ||Joe Villari
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Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 08:21:19 -0500
From: Joe Villari
Subject: [hangout] Re: Install Help
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Here is the fix I received from the folks at YDL:
Start the installation - only 'install-text' works. Go until you get to the
'Default/Custom' installation page, then switch to the second virtual console
(hold down 'option' & 'control' & 'fn' - in that order - and then hit 'F2').
You'll see the BusyBox> prompt. Now, type
echo 0 > /proc/sys/dev/cdrom/check_media
which will change the value from 1 to 0 (you can cat the file to make sure).
Now switch back to the first virtual console, 'option' & 'control' & 'fn'
then 'F1'. You will be able to continue on and pick the Media, etc.
Hope this helps others going through the same frustrations.
>I'm pretty new to YDL, and have received some excellent help here,
>so I would give you my VERY limited experience, with that caveat..
>I had the same problem at first, on my B+W G3, and so I tried some of
>the different install options. After inserting the YDL CD, as soon as
>the prompt appears, hit TAB. You will get other boot options on the
>The only one that worked for me was:
>I have installed/ re-installed, a couple of times now and this is the
>that let me go though the process to completion. Right now I'm still
>problems with CD Player and Modem recognition, so this is all I can
>Perhaps someone more experienced will be of more help/ have a better
>Good Luck, enjoy........
>Joe Villari wrote:
> > I'm trying to install YDL 2.1 on a TI PowerBook, 30gb, 512mb of ram
> > and 667mHz. This machine has one HD and has been partitioned right
> > down the middle with MAC OS 9.2.1 on a HFS partition and the other
> > was "unallocated" as per the installation guide booklet.
> > I rebooted to MAC OS, no problem. Inserted the YDL CD restarted into
> > YDL. The GUI interface never shows up, no big deal. As I begin the
> > setup using the default installation I receive "The installer was
> > unable to mount the CD/DVD" error.
> > What gives? How do I fix this?
> > Thanks
> > Joe
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