Mac OSX 10.3 won't install

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AcecA
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Mac OSX 10.3 won't install

Post by AcecA »

Hi everybody,

I just bought Mac OSX 10.3 Panther and i downloaded the 6gb hard drive from the PearPC website and have put the images in my pearpc folder with the pearpc control panel used to set up the config file, but it says that there is no bootable partition available. plz help.
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Post by AcecA »

here's my config file.

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#PearPC Config File (based on Mike Azorin)
#Replace the letter F below the arrow (PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR DRIVE LETTER IS IN CAPS)
#with your CD drive letter and save this
#document. To save it , go to File > Save and then quit Notepad
# PearPC Config File Version 0.17 (Created by Prasys). Copyright (C) Prasys. All Right Reserved.
#                       __
#                       ||
#                       ||
#                       ||
#                       ||
#                       \/
#
pci_ide0_slave_image = "e:\" ##this is the location of your CD drive.
#
#To Install OS X on your computer, insert
#your OS X System Installation CD in the
#drive and start PearPC from your desktop.
#Once you have installed OS X, take the
#CD out and start PearPC up again to run
#OS X.
#
#Your Network Card Options (change 0 to 1 here). This Network Card only works on OSX 10.3 or higher only
#Please Make sure you have downloaded and Install TAP-32 Driver. If not , this function might not work
#correctly
#
#
#                       __
#                       ||
#                       ||
#                       ||
#                       ||
#                       \/
#

pci_rtl8139_installed = 0
pci_rtl8139_mac = "de:ad:ca:fe:12:34" 


#WARNING : ONLY CHANGE THIS CODES BELOW IF YOU NOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING.
#if you know what you are doing.Do not come and tell me that you are getting some weird errors
#
#
pci_ide0_slave_type = "nativecdrom" ##cdrom to use an iso as cd drive.

pci_usb_installed = 1 ##0 to deactivate usb.

nvram_file = "nvram" ##specifies NVRAM. Just stay away from it!

ppc_start_resolution = "1024x768x32" ##changes default resolution.

ppc_start_full_screen = 0 ##0 deactivates auto-fullscreen.

redraw_interval_msec = 50 ##do not change.Changing it will make how fast PearPC does the "redraws"
key_toggle_mouse_grab = "F1" ##changes the mouse-release key.

key_toggle_full_screen = "F12" ##changes the fullscreen key.

prom_bootmethod = "select" ##select lets you choose boot.

prom_env_machargs = "" ##-v starts up in verbose mode.

prom_driver_graphic = "C:\PearPC\video.x" ##do not change.

cpu_pvr = 0x00088302 ##do not change. This is the Standard G3 PC Code

pci_ide0_master_installed = 1 ##0 deactivates HD.
pci_ide0_master_image = "C:\macosx_3gb.img" ##location of hd image.

pci_ide0_master_type = "hd" #do not change.

pci_ide0_slave_installed = 1 ##0 deactivates CD.



memory_size = 0x18000000 ##0x20000000 for 512RAM.
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Dr choc
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Post by Dr choc »

okay firsk off if you read you config file at the top it says make sure your drive letter is in caps so fix that first, then (im taking a swing in the dark here) i noticed that in your config file all comments started w/ ## but this one here

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pci_ide0_master_type = "hd" #do not change. 
has only one so put another one next to the exsiting one
o and for E:\ dont put the back slash so it sould be E:
:P good luck
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Cat_7
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Post by Cat_7 »

You said you downloaded the 6 gb image? your config file refers to a 3gb .img file. Is this correct?

Also, after applying Dr. Choc' change to the drive letter, you could try to:

comment out the memory line

and set:
pci_ide0_master_type = "hd"
to
pci_ide0_master_type = ""

best wishes
Cat_7
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