[K12OSN] iMac booting intermittant

Eric Harrison eharrison at mail.mesd.k12.or.us
Tue May 16 22:30:26 UTC 2006

Joe Guenther wrote:
> When trying to boot an iMac on the K12LTSP 5.0.0 beta5 with all updates,
> I somtimes get the
> /pci/mac-io/ethernet::-1,yaboot.conf: Unknown or corrupt filesystem
> Can't open config file
> Welcome to yaboot version 1.3.10
> Enter "help" to get some basic usage information
> boot: _
> Then it just sits there.  Occasionally it will boot properly.  This will
> be a REAL SHOWSTOPPER as I have been asked to demo this to Alberta zone
> 5 & 6 school division technology meeting.  I can boot an iBook by
> holding down the N key on boot. A big part of this demo is to show how
> to recycle old junkers ... we have a ton of old iMacs that run great
> IF/WHEN they boot.
> please help!
> Joe Guenther

I just tested on my junker iMac and I think it is an SELinux labeling
issue. Try turning off SELinux and see if the problem goes away:

	echo 0 > /selinux/enforce

When I get the chance, I'll rebuild the package to fix this issue the
correct way...


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