Have you tried this in yaboot
On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 7:01 PM, Kristen <kris...@atmyhome.org> wrote:
> On 10/15/16 3:11 PM, Herminio Hernandez, Jr. wrote:
>> I run Debian on a PowerBook G4, iBook G4, PM G4 MDD, and PM G5. I
>> have not seen that error before. What graphics card are you using?
> The G3 is an iBook. From http://everymac.com I see the card is an ATI
> Mobility Radeon 7500 (2X AGP) with 32 MB of SDRAM
> The G4 Gigabit computer has a AGP ATI Radeon 9600 256MB Mac Pro card.
> This is an after market card.
> The G5 iMac has ATI Radeon 9600 with 128 MB of DDR SDRAM (AGP 8X
> support). Again per everymac.com listing.
> Of course the G3 and G5 are factory as they can not be changed out. Only
> the G4 has another card then factory.
> So it would appear everything is Radeon and I think there is a big
> problem with ATI cards and this version of Debian. If I recall, but I
> have not searched the archives of this list.
>> On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 1:12 PM, Kristen <kris...@atmyhome.org> wrote:
>>> I am wondering if the Apple PowerPC line of computers are still
>>> supported in Debian? I have tried to use a netinstall of Debian 8.6.0 on
>>> a G3 iBook, a G4 MP, and a G5 iMac and all have failed in the same manner.
>>> The install appears to progress wonderfully. However after the initial
>>> reboot the system fails with a message reading "Oh no! Something has
>>> gone wrong.". If I click the button to "Log out" I am given only a blank
>>> black screen. The virtual terminals also fail to respond. I suppose I
>>> can SSH in if I hunt for the IP address assigned via DHCP.
>>> Any thoughts about this?