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Re: A few questions about stretch ( testing ) on a PowerMac G5

Dear OP,

On Sun, Feb 5, 2017 at 8:59 AM, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
<glaubitz@physik.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
> On 02/05/2017 12:12 AM, dev_user wrote:
>>     The first of many little problems that I hit is that the nouveau driver is just terrible and all I see on the screen is a very very messed up pile of what
>> looks like static. So there is no GUI no graphical login at all that works. I created a file in /etc/modprobe.d/ thus :
> nouveau is problematic on PowerPC. If upgrading to the latest kernel
> doesn't help, I recommend using a different graphics adapter.

Just for reference: no updating to the latest kernel will not help.
This is one outstanding issue:


-> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=790690

I believe someone posted instructions to rebuild your ppc64 kernel to
cope with this issue. If not please ping me.


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