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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> wrote:
>> 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
>> 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.
 - http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Architectures/ARM/F23/Installation/Hardware...
 - https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Architectures/ARM/F23/Installation#FAQ
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