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Re: Debian 8.6 fails startup for Apple PPCs

I  run Debian on a PowerBook G4, iBook G4, PM G4 MDD, and PM G5. I
have not seen that error before. What graphics card are you using?

On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 1:12 PM, Kristen <kristen@atmyhome.org> wrote:
> List,
> I am wondering if the Apple PowerPC line of computers are still
> supported in Debian? I have tried to use a netinstall of Debian 8.6.0 on
> a G3 iBook, a G4 MP, and a G5 iMac and all have failed in the same manner.
> The install appears to progress wonderfully. However after the initial
> reboot the system fails with a message reading "Oh no! Something has
> gone wrong.". If I click the button to "Log out" I am given only a blank
> black screen. The virtual terminals also fail to respond. I suppose I
> can SSH in if I hunt for the IP address assigned via DHCP.
> Any thoughts about this?
> Kristen

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