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Re: Did not manage to start the graphical installer on an iMac G5

On Fri, Dec 16, 2005 at 03:19:15PM +0200, Eddy Petrişor wrote:
> On 12/7/05, Charles Plessy <charles-debian-nospam@plessy.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I tried the latest graphical installer (december 7), but it failed to
> > start the graphical system. Here is a sample of the logs:
> >
> > kernel: ioctl32(debconf:1234): Unknown cmd fd(6) cmd(0004700){00} arg(0f394e70) on /dev/fb/0
> >
> > It is repeated with a different pid, so obviously the graphic system
> > crashes on startup and is respawned...
> Probably -boot is the best place to talk about this.
> Sven, Attilio, Davide, any hints?

nvidiafb is hosed, so he should either try offb (video=ofonly), or the disable
accel trick Attilio mentioned earlier.


Sven Luther

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