I was installing iDeneb on to my Gateway Netbook LT2005u and I got the "Do you already own a Mac?" question, which gets stuck then loops back to the beginning again.
Here's Solution 1:
At Darwin boot "Press any key for startup options", press spacebar then,
Type in: -s -v
Comes to ":/ root# " prompt, then type in:
/sbin/mount -uw /
Afterwards type in:
The next prompt, type in:
So now type in your password as it asks you, and your username will be
then type at the prompt: exit to boot into iDeneb or whatever distro that is "keeping you in the loop"
Here's Solution 2 (I have not tried this but suggested by others):
During customization, do not install any ethernet drivers, and keep the ethernet wire plugged (preferred), or other cases plugged.
I installed wireless Atheros drivers for the wireless, and this is pretty much why I got stuck at "Do you already own a Mac?" choosing the last question, pressing continue, and then getting stucked then looped.
Other solutions are welcomed!
Everything before the line: Afterwards type in:
can also be used if you want to recover from a bad wireless kext install.
Then the main commands you need to type are: mv (move) and ls | less (list the directory (kext directory) with pausing and able to scroll).