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Old 08-08-2005, 06:38 PM   #1
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Blank Screen When Kernel Starts with Gentoo LiveCD 2005.0


Hello,

I was trying to boot from the ppc minimal install disk, but when I thy to start the kernel, the screen goes black and nothing happens (even after extended periods of time). Anybody know what the problem is? I have a G4 iMac. Thanks.
 
Old 08-11-2005, 10:44 AM   #2
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your framebuffer is most likely not supported by the default (generic) kernel supplied by gentoo in the cdrom..

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Old 08-11-2005, 04:30 PM   #3
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Ok thanks. Do you have any idea how to fix this problem?
 
Old 08-11-2005, 06:30 PM   #4
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when you first put in the gentoo cd and you get the "boot:" prompt type "gentoo-nofb" without the quotes. That will disable the frame buffer.
 
  


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