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Re: etch graphical installer does not work on G5 PowerMac?

On Sat, 2005-12-03 at 08:05 -0800, Shyamal Prasad wrote:

> Yes, it is an Nvidia GeForce card, unfortunately that is what Apple
> sells with these machines. I'll swap it when I can but for now I'm
> stuck with it.
> So, I tried the daily build. It boots fine, but the installer (more
> likely the fb itself) does not do anything useful with the nvidia
> card. It just flashes (white) the screen (black background) every few
> seconds. I can switch to a vt and use the shell, but the screen
> continues the flash at the same rate.

nvidiafb  on recent kernels should work fine, as should the X "nv"


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