On 02/10/2016 11:51 PM, Paul Whalen wrote:
----- Original Message -----
> Hi Peter,
> On 02/10/2016 07:43 PM, Peter Robinson wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 9, 2016 at 4:01 PM, Steve Underwood <steveu(a)coppice.org>
>>> I have a BeagleBone Black, original version, which has been running an
>>> version of Fedora just fine. I tried putting
>>> Fedora-Xfce-armhfp-23-10-sda.raw.xz on a 32GB micro SD card, and I can't
>>> it to work. Most times I boot and get nothing on the screen. However, I
>>> make an SSH connection to the board, so the board has booted. A few times
>>> when I boot I get the the initial text screen, and then it goes blank. The
>>> installation notes mention there are quirks here. An even fewer times I
>>> the text screen, followed by the GUI initial setup screen. At this point
>>> can make a connection to the board. However, as soon as I move the mouse a
>>> little the machine locks up. The screen stops responding, and I can no
I had similar issues when testing f23, it's noted in the hw support overview,
but haven't tested it since. Do you have a powered USB hub you could try?
>>> longer use SSH to make a connection to the board. That seems to happen
>>> time I get to the initial setup screen.
>> You might want to add a "console=ttyO0" to the append line in
>> /boot/extlinux/extlinux.conf file
>>> Does anyone have their Beaglebone Black working nicely with FC23?
>> Yes, about 4 of them including Black and Green, I don't use hdmi or GUIs
> I found that adding "console=tty00" made the initial text boot screen
> appear each time I tried, but the GUI still failed to work. I then tried
> the server version of Fedora 23 with "console=tty00". Sometimes I saw
> the text boot screen for a few seconds, and sometimes I didn't. Either
> way I was left with a black screen at the end of the boot process. I
> know the boot had completed, as I could use SSH to connect - although
> not log in, since the initial setup had not been completed.
> I tried editing the /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow to remove the root
> password, and I tried to allow password free login in the sshd_config,
> but I still couldn't use SSH to log on.
There is a work around in the FAQ you can try.
I missed that FAQ. Thanks Paul. I now have the minimal image installed
in a state where I am logged into it as root. This should be good enough
for me. I didn't really need the GUI version I started out with.