Morphos 3.18 failing usb boot on Imac G5
  • Butterfly
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    thefab
    Posts: 92 from 2003/8/19
    From: dtc
    Hello,

    I'm trying to install 3.18 after years on a recently acquired imac g5 following the usb installation guide but i actually failed to boot and i'm stuck at the OF screen with the following :

    Quote:


    0 > boot ud:,\boot.img bi umsd0:morphos.iso
    SOF timeout|
    SOF timeoutload-size=1b6734 adler32=cd6017f0

    Loading ELF

    DO-QUIESCE finished_



    I understood that something is preventing Morphos to boot so here what i've done until now :
    - Prepared usb stick on a windows pc (mbr/fat32)
    - Tried to boot with old original macos hdd installed -> failed
    - Tried to swap the hdd for a pcie sata ssd (with adapter) prepared on pc/windows too (gpt) and tried to boot on usb -> failed with the same screen.

    I suppose the usb key or the ssd is preventing to boot somehow but don't know which path to take.
    Can someone hint me ? :)

    Thx
  • »24.06.23 - 16:34
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  • Paladin of the Pegasos
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    koszer
    Posts: 1246 from 2004/2/8
    From: Poland
    Are you sure you used the correct (mac_ppc64) boot image (and that the ISO file is named morphos.iso)?
  • »24.06.23 - 16:52
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  • Butterfly
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    man
    Posts: 90 from 2019/11/11
    open the ISO file by double-clicking it. If you are going to install MorphOS on a G4 Mac, go to the mac_ppc32 directory. For a G5 installation, go to mac_ppc64. Copy the boot.img file to the USB stick.
    https://morphos-team.net/guide/usb-boot#section3
  • »24.06.23 - 20:58
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  • Butterfly
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    thefab
    Posts: 92 from 2003/8/19
    From: dtc
    Quote:

    man wrote:
    open the ISO file by double-clicking it. If you are going to install MorphOS on a G4 Mac, go to the mac_ppc32 directory. For a G5 installation, go to mac_ppc64. Copy the boot.img file to the USB stick.
    https://morphos-team.net/guide/usb-boot#section3



    I forgot to mention that i already did that, but i double checked and it is mac_ppc64 boot.img.
  • »25.06.23 - 07:43
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  • Butterfly
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    AKiLL
    Posts: 89 from 2006/3/6
    From: Naples, Italy
    Probably OpenFirmware cannot handle your stick or stick (partition) is too big.
    Try with small partition max 250mb.

    Quote:

    thefab wrote:
    Quote:

    man wrote:
    open the ISO file by double-clicking it. If you are going to install MorphOS on a G4 Mac, go to the mac_ppc32 directory. For a G5 installation, go to mac_ppc64. Copy the boot.img file to the USB stick.
    https://morphos-team.net/guide/usb-boot#section3



    I forgot to mention that i already did that, but i double checked and it is mac_ppc64 boot.img.
  • »25.06.23 - 07:55
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  • man
  • Butterfly
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    man
    Posts: 90 from 2019/11/11
    some the usb stick don t work correctly with morphos too
  • »25.06.23 - 09:23
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  • man
  • Butterfly
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    man
    Posts: 90 from 2019/11/11
    have you rename in boot.img i don t remenber exactly
  • »25.06.23 - 09:32
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  • man
  • Butterfly
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    man
    Posts: 90 from 2019/11/11
    no it s morphos3.18iso to rename mrphos.iso
  • »25.06.23 - 09:47
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  • Butterfly
    Butterfly
    thefab
    Posts: 92 from 2003/8/19
    From: dtc
    Stupid me, i hadn't renamed the .iso ...
    Thanks, i am now to morphos install screen !
  • »25.06.23 - 12:36
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  • Order of the Butterfly
    Order of the Butterfly
    BatteMan
    Posts: 282 from 2003/2/24
    From: France
    Eh TheFab ! Happy to see you're still on MorphOS side ;-)

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    /me says "betabouffon one day, betabouffon forever" :-D
    Proud user of MorphOS since 2003 !
  • »25.06.23 - 15:40
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  • Butterfly
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    thefab
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    just looking from time to time :D
  • »25.06.23 - 20:41
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  • Butterfly
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    thefab
    Posts: 92 from 2003/8/19
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    Just useless post to test wayfarer (yes it took me 10 days :p)
  • »05.07.23 - 19:11
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