Fedora 16 on Power - install problems very early in the process
louis at lagendijk.xs4all.nl
Mon Dec 26 19:45:28 UTC 2011
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
> >> blue
> >> on the right. No text .. no menus, nothing.
> >> Wish there was a headless option with a serial port.
> >> Dennis
> > try
> > linux vnc
> > see:
> > http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/16/html/Installation_Guide/VNC_Whitepaper-installation.html
> > I have still some problems with my imac g5 display in X though after
> > installation.
> good suggestion, tried that and 25 secs into the install the system switches from output of
> messages to the console to a black screen with a blue section on the right. Then it just sits
> 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...
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