Re: installation ppc mac
On Monday 13 February 2012 11:23:27 Bud Francis wrote:
> Hi there debian folks,
> I got my hands on a power mac g4 with a 32 bit ppc processor. After trying
> to install many versions of Linux on it I have come to the conclusion that
> it comes up fine in text mode but as soon as the xserver starts it messes
> up. My machine has an ATI Rage 128 in a pci slot vice the agp slot. Is
> there some command I need to type in at boot to make it see the graphics
> card. This is the original graphics card that came new with the computer.
> I have seen it run MAC os just fine.
I'm using Debian Squeeze on a Power Mac G3 with ATI graphics board.
I had to put
Option "NoAccel" "True"
Option "UseFBDev" "False"
Option "NoInt10" "True"
in my /etc/X11/xorg.conf to make X11 work.
Maybe this helps, I don't know if I have a Rage 128 in my G3 Mac.