Just installed Squeeze
(debian-6.0.4-powerpc-netinst.iso) on a working New World iBook
G3, and everything went smoothly until the first boot up of the
new system. After displaying the typical sequence of line-by-line
boot progress, the log-in screen was presented to me in a
completely jumbled fashion. It is unreadable, though presumably it
is asking for my username and password. No hardware problem is
Now I'm stuck because I can't ascertain what the problem is, and I won't be able to use any advice like "type this, click that, execute such-and-such." Probably everything is working except this screen glitch. What happened? What can I do? Is there a known fix without a lot of "try this, try that" guesswork?