Re: iBook G3 & Squeeze -- any hope?
On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 3:56 PM, James Tappin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have an aging iBook G3 (600MHz, 384Mb) and I tried to install Squeeze
> (using the Netinst image).
> While the install went fine, on reboot I was unable to get any kind of
> desktop. With the default boot there was just a grey rectangle on the
> screen and a speckled bar near the bottom. Booting with video=ofonly,
> the boot messages got to an error about the governor timing out[*] and
> then it hung until I pressed the off switch at which point a normal shut
> down followed.
> The only article I've been able to track down for Squeeze on this
> hardware had lots of stuff requiring OSX which I no longer have.
> Does anyone have any links or advice or is the whole system a
Any live CD for ppc? I have got a G3 500Mhz with a broken screen, I
was able to boot a gentoo live CD in past, but I would need some SSH
enabled by default on it in order to have a shell.
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