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Mach_kernel method messed it up more...

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Hey guys

Gotta be brief cause I need to go to work. Anyways I installed 10.4.6 on my AMD64 2800 system. Was getting the kernel compage error thingy during startup so I booted the dvd and ran the cp mach_kernel command in the terminal (copied just fine) Now when I get to the darwin bootloader and select the partition apple was installed in (just 1 partition available, it's using my whole disk) the screen flashes really quick and brings me back to the darwin boot loader again...


Any ideas?




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So NOBODY has had this problem?




When the screen flashes really fast when I choose the partition in the Darwin boot loader I can kind of make out the last line that flashes by...I think it says


Mach-0 file has bad magic number


Am I reading that right? I have no idea what that means.

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It's corruption of a superblock


Which means?...


Anyways I formatted the drive and reinstalled Mac OSX, this time only ticking the amd related patches. Again I get the same commpage error, I boot the dvd and perform the copy, and when I reboot I still get the same error...


What's going on?

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a superblock iirc is the partition boot record, like the MBR, only for each partition - the first block of a partition, the ine the MBR hands off execution to when you boot.

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