Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-user

From: Rich Healey <richo@×××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Lost console/terminal
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 05:14:33
Message-Id: 4923A0AF.7070800@psych0tik.net
In Reply to: [gentoo-ppc-user] Lost console/terminal by "Flores
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Flores, Raul wrote:
> I have an iMac G5 revC (PowerMac 12,1) that was up and running with > 2008.0 (linux kernel 2.6.24). > > Recently upgraded the kernel to 2.6.27 and have an issue (used the > g5_defconfig to do the build). > > The new kernel is booting fine except that the iMac console/terminal > does not refresh / update / render. > > I can ssh into the system, and I can even use the consoles keyboard to > login (as long as I do not make any typos). > > But the main computer screen (console/terminal) just sits there with > kernel debug info that was getting sent to it before whatever event > causes it to stop working. > > Any ideas where to look… where to begin… to get my screen back? Need to > run an Gnome/KDE UI. > > > Thanks, > > Raul >
Can you try booting with video=ofonly as a kernel parameter? - -- Richo - - richo@×××××××××.net Developer / Systems Admin - OpenPGP: 0x8C8147807 MSN: bitchohealey@×××××××.com AIM: richohealey33 irc.psych0tik.net -> #hbh #admin ((richohealey)) irc.freenode.org -> #hbh #debian ((PythonNinja)) -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (MingW32) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iEYEARECAAYFAkkjoK8ACgkQLeTfO4yBSAfCPACeMGdDjHvADcrJv6reSkqCxVQr 0m4AoIv9dCoc5vQYUn59uQZL/ZwoOTBn =6ljU -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----