Debian 8 on Late 2005 G5, Graphics Issues
Computer is a Late 05 G5 Tower
PowerPC Dual Core 2.0
Random 160Gig HD
Geforce 6600 Graphics
Trying to run Debian 8 Jessie -official Powerpc
Chose Cinnamon on Install
I have installed Jessie but it boots to a scrambled black and white screen.
I can get into terminal from this screen and work there just fine except
for a constant "isochronous cycle too long" error, but I think that is a
Have tried "nomodeset" at boot. It gets me to a black screen with a
Wheezy worked fine, no problems and worked perfect right from install so
Im guessing if I could roll back to whatever Wheezy had for X/Nouveau
(or whatever runs the graphics), I might be able to get this working.
I'm a noob and looking for some steps to take, Id really like to get
Jessie working if possible.
Ive asked about this in a couple different places and didn't get much help.
And here: http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=122386