iMac G5 - boots okay from YDL 6.2 DVD, but gets stuck

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by wrldwzrd89, Dec 16, 2009.

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    wrldwzrd89

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    My iMac G5, which I'd like to install Linux on, seems to be stuck at the "Linux ppc64" screen, before the graphical installer loads. It's been sitting there for about 30 minutes, fans roaring at full blast. I have a Fedora 12 ppc DVD handy - should I try that, to see if that will make it boot properly? What, if anything, should I do at this point?

    EDIT: Guess I had a bad disc. Fedora 12 ppc boots just fine.
     

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