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I have tried the Gentoo 1-4.rc7 LiveCD on my 600MHz ibook and my 300MHz
G3 Yosemite. It boots O.K. to command line but when I try to bring up X
after running Xeasyconf, I get a garbled screen. With what looks like a
(rudimentary widow manager?) but is scrambled on a diagonal. I have
tried 8 bit and 16 bit. When I try running...
X -xf86config /etc/X11/XF86Config-4
I get a black screen with an "X" cursor but nothing else.
On Wed, 2003-06-04 at 12:28, Pieter Van den Abeele wrote:
> I have it running on my imac 233mhz
> Xeasyconf select auto and 16 bit depth should work if you boot using live
> On Wed, 4 Jun 2003, Phil Cryer wrote:
> > I downloaded and burned the live GentooPPC with Gnome. Tried it out on my
> > daughters 350Mhz (slot loading) iMac with 512Megs RAM. Disk boots up fine and
> > get's into Gentoo (so nice to see on her little iMac), but once I get done
> > running Xeasyconf, I can't get X running. No screens found regardless of how
> > many times I try/retry to configure the video. Does anyone have this running?
> > What settings were used?
> > It's very exciting to have this option, should be fun to start mailing my
> > Maconly friends some cdrs with this for them to try out. I'm planning on trying
> > it out here at work today on a dual 800 box too.
> > Thanks
> > P
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