Re: Linux on new iMac G5 PowerMac12,1 ?
On Sun, Dec 11, 2005 at 09:32:56PM -0500, Percy Zahl wrote :
> Hi all-
> I tried to boot a 126.96.36.199-ppc kernel on a new iMac G5 (20"/2.1GHz)
> PowerMac12,1, it crashed after about 4 or 5 lines of kernel messages,
> and the OF promt was back scrolling endless.... need to manually
> power off to recover.
> Is there any Linux kernel variant known to boot successfully on such
> a machine?
You might find some useful information in my installation-report...
As far as I used them, the default kernels from testing and sid are OK,
apart from the fact that the sound driver is seriously broken and
crashes the system when it attempts to emit sound...