Re: Installing Sarge on an oldworld S900
On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 09:04:07PM -0700, Eric David Hedekar wrote:
> Hi, I've had a lot of trouble getting Linux off the ground. I am
> running an Umax S900 (oldworld mac clone). I was able to get woody loaded
> and working but not able to get my graphics card (an imicro TwinTurbo) to
The fbdev driver is in the kernel, unless Jens has kicked it out in the
> work with xwindows and because I'm a Linux newbie I need my xwindows. I
Try the fbdev driver.
> have been told that the newer kernel that Sarge has will allow xwindows to
> work fine but then I have run into another road block. I am unable to get
> the sarge installer to load from bootx. When I click on the linux option at
> the bootx window the screen goes black and never comes back (the little
> light at the bottom of the monitor doesn't change so I know some thing is
> running but I am unable to see it). Can anyone point me in the right
> direction as to which initrid to be using to get this started? Or is there
> something else wrong?
Did you try the miboot floppies at :
Well, not those from yesterday, as those where broken, but try the
july-11 ones, or the ones from july-14.