Re: Debian on iMac G5
On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 9:08 AM, Clive Menzies <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 17/03/16 00:25, Steven Grunza wrote:
>> Should I expect Debian debian-8.3.0-powerpc-xfce-CD-1 to work on an Apple
>> iMac G5?
>> I tried installing it and just have a blank screen.
>> Using Control-Option-F1 I have a text console on the built-in display that
>> is displaying
>> [ looks like a timestamp ] nouveau E[ DRM] DDC responded, but no EDID
>> for TV-1
>> I'm getting these about one every 10 seconds.
>> Is there a different video driver I can try? If so, how to I enable it?
>> lspci reports a "VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation NV34M
>> [GeForce FX Go5200] (rev a1)
> Hi Steven
> I've a different GeForce (6600) but Debian stretch (testing) with
> 4.5.0-rc2-powerpc64 kernel works for me.
> You can get the kernel built by Peter Saidanas here:
OP did mention he was using 'powerpc' not ppc64 flavor.
But I am curious is the official debian kernel 4.5.0-rc2-powerpc64 not
working for you ? What's so special about the one from 'Peter