Re: G5 Debian Lenny Install Difficulties: iMac
On Thursday 19 February 2009 17:53:33 Peter Rooney wrote:
> Dear Irena & Richard,
> That model used an ATI video card, so you might try "video=atyfb".
> (after 8 years, I still haven't found out why they didn't call it atifb)
> I'm presuming you're meaning boot messages, because open firmware doesn't
> give you any messages unless you type in some Forth programming commands.
Thanks for your contribution. I shall try that now. I used a similar
technique to get my G3 iMac going several years ago. Until you mentioned it,
I had quite forgotten it.
Linux on a Mac... delightful
Irena & Richard Jenkins