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From: Joseph Jezak <josejx@g.o>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Booting Gentoo 2006.1 on an iMac
Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2006 01:02:33
Message-Id: 4504B58B.3030201@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-ppc-user] Booting Gentoo 2006.1 on an iMac by Charles Trois
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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 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.5 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFFBLWLwGq7BLLARfoRAu/dAKDcWIw5OA8CG7PPfO6JJ/yFJbe7oACggaDl 6eeAy5QxvP8LIV11FZbNh/w= =yTvf -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-ppc-user@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Booting Gentoo 2006.1 on an iMac Charles Trois <charles.trois@×××××××.fr>