Re: Problems installing Sarge (Debian 3.1r7) on Amiga 4000T
On Thu, 31 Jan 2008, Stephen R Marenka wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 31, 2008 at 09:47:26AM +0100, Daniele Gratteri wrote:
> > Stephen R Marenka ha scritto:
> > >
> > >Good source, although I don't know when the last time anyone tested
> > >amiga was. :)
> > Eh eh, of course, the source is from you ;-)
> > >Was it nativehd, hd-media, or cdrom?
> > cdrom.
> > But the strange issue is, I won't get any display on screen even if I
> > use the initrd from the Sarge CD. Sure, it is much older, but at least
> > when used with the 2.4.27 kernel (Sarge CD) it displays fine, but then
> > the kernel hangs for the SCSI problems.
> > I will have to try the newer kernels on my Amiga 1200 where I managed to
> > do an installation of Sarge, but there I am stuck with no network
> > because if I am right the PCMCIA 3Com 3C589 is not supported :-(
> Try adding console=tty to the kernel args?
> Hopefully Geert or one of the other amiga guys can help us out here.
> Anybody got an amiga you can test with the dailydi images and see if
> they still work? You can bail out at language selection for our purposes
> today. :)
Sorry, I compile my own kernels. But last Sunday 2.6.24 gave video on my
What do you mean with `I won't get any display on screen'? Nothing,
black? Do you see the penguin? A cursor?
You have an Amiga 1200, so that's AGA, just like the 4000. What kind of monitor do you have? Do you pass any video mode option?
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- firstname.lastname@example.org
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when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
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