On Sun, Dec 02, 2001 at 12:14:18PM -0700, Derrik Pates wrote: > When booting, the system should come to a 'boot:' prompt. Type 'debian > video=ofonly' at the prompt, this should force the (admittedly aging) > kernel to use the OpenFirmware console device, which won't be fast, but > will be enough to get you booted and interacting with the console. I've been running with video=ofonly in my yaboot.conf for the woody installer (booting from a HFS partition on the hard disk). Specifying it explicitly for the potato CDs I have didn't seem entirely succesful - instead of hanging with no output the machine was powered down very rapidly after system startup. Removing the USB speakers didn't seem to have much effect on anything. -- "You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."
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