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Re: Re-Post to " Debian 8 on Late 2005 G5, Graphics Issues "



Thanks,

it worked after fresh install of Jessie - ready to explore now.


Happy good night


Am 08.02.2017 um 23:47 schrieb Richard Kuenz:

> Hello,
> 
> this passage does not work here
> 
> install the kernel using the command:
> sudo dpkg -i linux-image-4.5.0-rc2-powerpc64_2_powerpc.deb
> 
> Once installed you need to edit yaboot.conf
> 
> Use the following command:
> sudo nano /etc/yaboot.conf
> 
> Append the following text exactly as listed at the end of the file:
> 
> image=/boot/vmlinux-4.5.0-rc2-powerpc64
> label=test
> read-only
> initrd=/boot/initrd.img-4.5.0-rc2-powerpc64
> append=""
> 
> Save yaboot.conf
> 
> Apply yaboot config with following command:
> 
> sudo ybin -v
> 
> Reboot your G5 and when prompted, ensure you enter "test" for the label
> in yaboot bootloader.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> When i type
> 
> "sudo ybin -v"
> 
> after the above
> 
> i get
> 
> ybin: /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-SATA-WDC....... -part2: No such file or directory
> 
> On 08.02.17 23:22, Richard Kuenz wrote:
>> Hello ,
>> 
>> 
>> this is a repost to  messages here please someone may help
>> 
>> http://debian-powerpc.debian.narkive.com/kr93F3ID/debian-8-on-late-2005-g5-graphics-issues
>> 
>> 
>> i was away sometime from Debian@PPC after having sold my PowerMacG5 with
>> AGP -
>> got a Powermac G5 quad withGTX7800 and am very happpy with it .
>> today got installed Wheezy withouth problems,
>> 
>> everything run smooth from beginning, sound came back after short tweak,
>> 
>> but wanted to compile kodi right from start and run in issue with gcc+
>> compiler too low 4.6 > 4.7+ would have been needed ... so i decided to
>> upgrade to jessie.
>> 
>> now i have this graphic glitch , and i cannot do anything , no login ,
>> no exiting,
>> 
>> so my question is how can i prevent when booting debian jessie to come
>> to this "graphical glitch" so that i can install this 3.18.kernel from
>> Mr. Peter Saisanas that i downloaded?
>> 
>> 
>> Thank you very much + sorry for the Newbie Interruption.
>> 
>> 
>> Cheers + Happy Good Night.
>> 
>> Rich


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