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From: Nicholas S-A <nova@...>
Subject: Re: Linux installed from 2005.1 disk does not start
Date: Sat, 1 Oct 2005 09:20:57 -0400
have you compiled into the kernel a framebuffer device? I am on a 
titanium PB G4 as got the same freeze point, and adding my video card 
in Device Drivers -> Graphics ->Framebuffer Support (Or similar) under 
kernel configuration solved the problem
nick
On Oct 1, 2005, at 4:47 AM, Charles Trois wrote:

> Hello!
>
> I am posting this to both gentoo-user and gentoo-ppc-user lists.
> My problem concerns the installation of Gentoo Linux on my G4 iMac, 
> using the 2005.1 universal ppc disk.
>
> I should first mention that I have done this before, using the 2005.0 
> disk, and there was no trouble whatsoever.
>
> Now I have the same hardware and the same partitions. The install 
> process went smoothly to its end, the kernel compiled at the first 
> attempt, and the bootloader is well configured.
>
> But when I boot and choose "l for Linux", I get this message (copied 
> by hand):
>
> Please wait, loading kernel
> Elf32 kernel loaded
> Loading System.map
> System.map loaded at 01700000, size:260 Kbytes
> Opening display /pci@f0/NVDA,NVMac@...  ok
> Copying OF device tree...done
> Calling quiesce...
> returning 0x01400000 from prom_init
>
> And then everything hangs; the only way out is to cut the power.
>
> This is quite obscure to me and I am completely puzzled. I have found 
> this occurrence (or something similar) reported a number of times on 
> the Web, but without any useful answer.
>
> Has anybody on this list got an idea? I shall be grateful for all 
> suggestions.
>
> Charles
>
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