using fedora media writer on osx 10.6.8

asked 2017-12-31 19:47:15 -0600

noobusinghacks gravatar image

hello all im currently trying to install fedora 27 as a dual boot on a old mac computer running osx 10.6.8 and i cant seem to run fedora media writer i download the image open it and run the file but i get this

`Process:         launchd [824]
Path:            /Applications/Fedora Media Media Writer
Identifier:      org.fedoraproject.MediaWriter
Version:         ??? (???)
Code Type:       X86-64 (Native)
Parent Process:  launchd [94]

Date/Time:       2017-12-31 17:55:35.131 -0700
OS Version:      Mac OS X 10.6.8 (10K549)
Report Version:  6

Interval Since Last Report:          24469 sec
Crashes Since Last Report:           21
Per-App Crashes Since Last Report:   10
Anonymous UUID:                      B1A2A112-FC36-4302-9DD4-4FBF37C56F81

Exception Codes: KERN_INVALID_ADDRESS at 0xfffffffffffffff8
Crashed Thread:  Unknown

Backtrace not available

Unknown thread crashed with X86 Thread State (64-bit):
  rax: 0x0000000000000055  rbx: 0x0000000000000000  rcx: 0x0000000000000000  rdx: 0x0000000000000000
  rdi: 0x0000000000000000  rsi: 0x0000000000000000  rbp: 0x0000000000000000  rsp: 0x0000000000000000
   r8: 0x0000000000000000   r9: 0x0000000000000000  r10: 0x0000000000000000  r11: 0x0000000000000000
  r12: 0x0000000000000000  r13: 0x0000000000000000  r14: 0x0000000000000000  r15: 0x0000000000000000
  rip: 0x00007fff5fc01028  rfl: 0x0000000000010203  cr2: 0xfffffffffffffff8

Binary images description not available

Model: iMac5,1, BootROM IM51.0090.B09, 2 processors, Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GHz, 1 GB, SMC 1.8f2
Graphics: ATI Radeon X1600, ATY,RadeonX1600, PCIe, 128 MB
Memory Module: global_name
AirPort: spairport_wireless_card_type_airport_extreme (0x14E4, 0x87), Broadcom BCM43xx 1.0 (
Bluetooth: Version 2.4.5f3, 2 service, 19 devices, 1 incoming serial ports
Network Service: AirPort, AirPort, en1
Serial ATA Device: ST3160812AS  Q, 149.05 GB
Parallel ATA Device: MATSHITADVD-R   UJ-846
USB Device: Mass Storage, 0x058f  (Alcor Micro, Corp.), 0x6387, 0xfd100000 / 3
USB Device: Built-in iSight, 0x05ac  (Apple Inc.), 0x8501, 0xfd400000 / 2
USB Device: Bluetooth USB Host Controller, 0x05ac  (Apple Inc.), 0x8206, 0x7d100000 / 2
USB Device: IR Receiver, 0x05ac  (Apple Inc.), 0x8240, 0x7d200000 / 3
USB Device: Hub in Apple Pro Keyboard, 0x05ac  (Apple Inc.), 0x1003, 0x3d100000 / 2
USB Device: Apple Pro Keyboard, 0x05ac  (Apple Inc.), 0x020b, 0x3d130000 / 3
USB Device: Apple Optical USB Mouse, 0x05ac  (Apple Inc.), 0x0304, 0x5d100000 / 2

any idea how to get fedora on this mac?

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and after posting evry computer on my network has started saying service not available and some rickety fedora projects error screen. and i seem to have sucsessfully posted this several times how do i delete?

noobusinghacks gravatar imagenoobusinghacks ( 2017-12-31 21:12:41 -0600 )edit