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

On 5/9/19 08:00, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
On 5/8/19 7:20 PM, Frank Scheiner wrote:
Not for the 11,2 type G5s. AFAIK there never was an adapter available
that would allow access to the - existing - serial console port(s).

You can always plug in a USB-RS232 converter and pass "console=ttyUSB0"
on the kernel command line. There is no need to use the built-in serial
console as a terminal. If that still fails

It did indeed, when I tried that some time ago.

, you can always use netconsole
as I mentioned earlier, see [1], which works on any machine with networking

That could work, sorry for ignoring that, as you already mentioned that


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