From one cat to another

After my bootup problem with the Tiger OS X distribution, I got a copy of the Leopard distribution.
Spent all my time on friday night trying to install Leopard. To my annoyance, a cable belonging to my ISP, SLT was broken. So I gave it up after installing it 3 times. The system got booted unlike the Tiger version. But the OS did not work.

After I got some more info today, I tried the installation without selecting any of the driver packages. And viola, the system booted up and started working. All I have to do now is to make a grub like bootloader that will enable me to select the bootup into Vista or OS-X.

To all the OS-X troubled people reading this, this is the config I have;
Running OS: Apple OS-X 10.5.1 (Leopard)
Processor: Intel Pentium Dualcore E2140 1.6GHz clocked to 1.71GHz
Motherboard: Foxconn 45cm-s
RAM: Kingston ValueRAM 1GB x 2 (667MHz) [But apple says 333MHz, so what!)
HDD: Maxtor 40GB
N/W interface: Realtek 10/100 onboard LAN controller.

I ran the Kalyway's installation (Thanks to him/her whoever they are)
Make sure you go to customize and deselect all the drivers. Just select the bootloader as MBR. Thats all. That was my turning point.!

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  1. Anonymous Says:

    so do u feel tht u can live with a MAC?? Me.. NO WAY.. :D

  2. Tharaka Devinda Says:

    I cant live solely with it. I have Vista as the main OS.
    I still have to fix the audio issue. There's no sound :S :(