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Re: Black screen after netinstall

Hello, Ian.

2012/7/4, Ian Wilson <jedscoot@yahoo.com>:
> Hello,
> I need a little help here.  I did a netinstall of Squeeze to my IMac G3
> which has 650Mb of ram. I selected to bottom option from the menu ( install
> separate partitions ) and also the GUI at install.  Booting results in a
> black screen.   Typing <rescue> at the boot: prompt doesn't work, neither
> does <video=ofonly>.  I can access my HD by using a live CD and I had hoped
> to make changes to solve the problem but unfortunately  I cannot.
The problem with this machine is its inability to show any other
horizontal frequencies than 60 kHz.

> There is no [X11] folder off of [ etc ] although I do have a [ gdm3 ]
> folder. I have [ ofboot.b yaboot yaboot.conf ] on sda2 and on sda3 /etc I
> have yaboot.conf
Until now I have solved this by adding a suitable xorg.conf with:

  HorizSync 58-62
  VertRefresh 75-117

in Monitor Section, but if /etc/X11 is missing... perhaps you can try
to create it.
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
On my iMac G3, I have installed MintPPC 9, which is built on top of
Squeeze, and it installs automatically a working xorg.conf:


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