Re: PowerMac G5 fans run out of control with kernel 4.17.0-3-powerpc64 but not with 4.16.0-1-powerpc64
On 2018-09-03 9:43 p.m., Dennis Clarke wrote:
> Seems to work fine so long as there is a monitor attached at boot time.
> If there isn't then the whole system goes into loud windfarm mode and is
> a warm brick.
This is due to yaboot's ofboot.b script hanging if no display connection
is detected. See
* Using GRUB instead of yaboot?
* Removing the "screen" line from the ofboot.b script.
* Connecting something to a display output. With my G5, connecting just
a DVI-to-VGA adapter to a DVI port was enough to avoid the problem, no
actual monitor required.
Earthling Michel Dänzer | http://www.amd.com
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