On Mon, 2011-12-26 at 12:57 -0500, Dennis Clarke wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-12-26 at 01:01 -0500, Dennis Clarke wrote:
>> >> Dennis
>> > At the prompt which answers "linux" when you hit tab (the yaboot
>> > prompt), enter
>> > linux text
>> > and try that.
>> Thanks for the help, however, same result. I end up with black on the left of
the screen and
>> on the right. No text .. no menus, nothing.
>> Wish there was a headless option with a serial port.
> linux vnc
> I have still some problems with my imac g5 display in X though after
good suggestion, tried that and 25 secs into the install the system switches from output
messages to the console to a black screen with a blue section on the right. Then it just
So I figure my system hardware is borked, perhaps.
Try the Fedora 16 beta. That was what I used to install my Imac. I later
upgraded to the Fedora 16 release. The beta kernel worked with the
nomodeset kernel command line option, the release kernel does not work
with it. On the beta kernel I have not been able to get X running, it
kind of works on the release kernel, X works when started with startx.
When I boot into graphical mode, it shows the background on the 640*480
mode and a full screen. The display settings show 2 screens, one unknown
screen. Graphical login is kind of borked: blue with red...
I wish i had some more time to p[lay around a write a decent BZ...