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From: Joseph Jezak <josejx@g.o>
Subject: Re: Booting Gentoo 2006.1 on an iMac
Date: Sun, 10 Sep 2006 21:02:03 -0400
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Charles Trois wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I am having trouble while installing 2006.1 on my iMac. I have made
> other installations before, but never had this problem.
> I am using the Universal ppc disk, and I have followed strictly all the
> steps in the 2006.1 handbook. I have not made any modules, everything is
> in the kernel.
>
> What happens is that, on the final reboot, I see 10 or 15 lines of text
> (is that the Open Firmware part?) that disappear immediately. Then there
> is nothing, and I have to cut the power to go on.

This sounds an awful lot like you're missing the Framebuffer device
driver.  Which iMac do you have exactly?  Perhaps try the
Framebuffer/X setup suggested in the PPC FAQ as described here:
http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml#xorg

- -Joe
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