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On 1 10月 2005, Joseph Jezak told this:
> > 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.
> You need a framebuffer device in your kernel, Linux doesn't work on PPC
> without an FB. You should use the OpenFirmwareFB with an nVidia chipset.
different machine (powerbook 6,8), same problem here. It happens with
the 2005.1 install disk, and also with many kernels between 2.6.12 and
2.6.14-rc3. For example, with 2.6.14-rc3, "video=ofonly" gives me
something like the above message and so does "video=rivafb".
"video=nvidiafb" makes the machine poweroff instantly.
There were reports of a similar problem with a recent Fedora Core
install disk. On the Powerbook6,8 the kernel got up to "setup_arch:
enter" and stopped.
Guy Yasko -- gyasko@...
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