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From: Nicholas S-A <nova@×××××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Linux installed from 2005.1 disk does not start
Date: Sat, 01 Oct 2005 13:21:54
In Reply to: [gentoo-ppc-user] Linux installed from 2005.1 disk does not start by Charles Trois
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
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 > loaded at 01700000, size:260 Kbytes > Opening display /pci@f0/NVDA,NVMac@10... 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 > > -- > gentoo-ppc-user@g.o mailing list >
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