On June 9, 2015 6:59:48 PM CDT, Herminio Hernandez Jr <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Use LXDE or XFCE. They are much more lightweight and you will have a better experience.
On Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:20:23 -0500
Dylan <email@example.com> wrote:
That actually worked. It's REALLY slow in software rendering though, might have to install kde or something :(
On June 9, 2015 9:15:56 AM CDT, Brock Wittrock <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
On my dual core G5, I have to disable hardware acceleration when using
nouveau driver by adding this to my yaboot parameters.
If that works, you'll want to add this to your /etc/yaboot.conf file as
last line under your default kernel (probably named Linux) as well to
Save those changes, and then run "sudo ybin -v" to apply those changes.
I'm currently trying to get 3D acceleration working again on the
driver by compiling the latest drivers directly from Nouveau's git
repository and using a later kernel. Unfortunately, I'm getting a GPU
locked up message at boot, which causes my system to fall back to the
driver, but that's an issue for another email on the Debian PowerPC
list and possibly a bug report to the nouveau maintainers.
On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 8:40 AM, Dylan <email@example.com> wrote:
Computer is a Late 05 G5 Towerscreen.
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
I can get into terminal from this screen and work there just fineexcept
for a constant "isochronous cycle too long" error, but I think thatis 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
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.help.
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
And here: http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=122386
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