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Re: X Stuck Again, Naturally

On Sat, Mar 01, 2003 at 07:48:52PM +0100, mlan@cpu.lu wrote:
> On   1 Mar, this message from Syd Bauman echoed through cyberspace:
> > I finally got a working monitor (an Apple Multiple Scan 1705 Display)
> > attached to the PowerComputing PowerTower Pro 225.
> According to
> http://www.everymac.com/systems/powercc/powertower_pro/powertower_pro225.html
> that's a 9600 clone (6 PCI slots) with an IMS video card.
> > So I went ahead
> > and installed Debian "Woody" 3.0, just as I've done several times
> > before on several machines (including this one).
> Which kernel did you install? I recommend a 2.4 kernel; but I'm not sure
> what the Debian powermac 2.4 kernel is named in the installer...
> Somebody help me out :-). A 2.2 kernel, the default, will not recognize
> all your PCI slots.

The 2.4 kernel is in the new-powermac archive folder. Note, it is not
possible to install it with a floppy (it doesn't fit) - you have to
use BootX.

"The way the Romans made sure their bridges worked is what 
we should do with software engineers. They put the designer 
under the bridge, and then they marched over it." 
-- Lawrence Bernstein, Discover, Feb 2003

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