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Re: Daystar Genesis MP Quad 604e mac clone with debian

On Tue, Oct 17, 2006 at 12:14:18AM +1000, Dana Sibera wrote:
> I've just come across one of these beasties - 4x180MHz 604e CPUs -  
> and it's just not taking to the kernels supplied with debian very  
> well. I've tried with bootx 1.2.2 using the kernels on the netinst cd  
> - both 2.4 and 2.6 for PowerPC. 2.4 doesn't get to the first text  
> screen but just locks up the machine, and 2.6 only gets the first  
> text screen - without getting to the stage of showing a Penguin up  
> top of the screen.
> It has 896MB RAM, a single internal SCSI drive and I've tried with  
> both an ixmicro twinturbo 128 card, and a rage pro, but neither make  
> a difference.
> Any clues on which way to turn now?

What kernel are you using ? The sarge 2.6.8 ? What are you using to boot ?
Those are presumably old world powermacs, right ?


Sven Luther

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