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Re: Curious why the PowerMac G5 quad needs a monitor to boot

On 5/6/19 11:14 AM, Michel Dänzer wrote:
On 2019-05-04 5:03 a.m., Dennis Clarke wrote:

Seems like very strange behavior but if I try to boot the G5 headless
it just roars the fans and sits there dead.

No idea why.

It's due to yaboot's ofboot.b script, see
https://lists.debian.org/debian-powerpc/2018/09/msg00014.html .

This system uses grub.

Also it is Debian sid. I simply compiled a kernel on it which explains
the 5.0.11 version.

Dennis Clarke
UNIX and Linux spoken
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