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Re: Installing from SCSI drive problem

On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 01:26:40AM -0700, Greg Howland wrote:
> > > I'm trying to install on a PowerBook G3 Lombard, which should
> > > be a New World machine...
> >
> > The devices in OF have different names than in Linux. You're using
> > the Linux name, but the OF name would be something like scsi/sd@0:0...
> >
> > I was under the impression that the Lombard was not New World...
> Entering 'printenv' from the OF prompt returns 'boot-device  \\:tbxi'
> among other things. It is a New World machine.
> I was also able to find out the OF command 'devalias' which returns
> 'sd0' as the proper alias for my SCSI drive. I entered 'boot sd0:7,yaboot'
> at the prompt and the installation went smoothly.  Thanks for the help.
> However the installation does not configure the X Window System.
> In addition Xconfigurator and xf86cfg don't work because a basic 
> SVGA X setup is not installed. Therefore I don't have a convenient
> graphical tool to set it up, I have only the text based xf86config.
> Do you know which parameters I should use for the horizontal and
> vertical refresh rates, along with type of keyboard, mouse, etc.,
> for the PowerBook G3 Lombard? Or, is there an easier way to do
> this than to use xf86config?
> Greg

Try searching this list, or debian-x, for Lombard. 

Are you using woody, XFree86 V 4? If not, definitely upgrade. The hardware
support in V3 for your machine was lacking.

*------v--------- Installing Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 --------v------*
|      <http://www.debian.org/releases/woody/installmanual>      |
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|            Chris Tillman        tillman@voicetrak.com          |
|                   May the Source be with you                   |

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