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Re: blank boot up screen in OldWolrd WallStreet


Mauricio Hernandez Z. writes:

> I tried to use kernel-images but I couldn't even boot it (kernel
> panic).  Obviously, as you already know, oldworld macs use BootX, so
> I even tried with different arguments (with initrd and without
> initrd, ie) but it wouldn't boot.

BootX booting works fine for me on several OldWorld machines.  Can you
describe your problem in more detail (like, transcribe a few lines
before the kernel panic)?

> I decided to compile (as I had done it before sometime with 2.6.8).
> I can boot (just specifying vmlinux- in BootX), I see the Tux but
> nothing else.
> Any ideas of why I am having this problem?

Most likely, you forgot to set CONFIG_FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE.

Regards, Jens.

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