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    [other] Re: Best distro for MacBook 2,1 ?

    I have Linux Mint 9 (based on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS) running very well on this machine. I dumped Grub2 for classic Grub though.
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    [ubuntu] Re: No icons in launcher on PPC install

    exactly
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    [ubuntu] Re: No icons in launcher on PPC install

    I don't know why it gives the wrong BusID, I only know it does.
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    [ubuntu] Re: No icons in launcher on PPC install

    all G5's have the BusID as I gave you in the xorg.conf file
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    [ubuntu] Re: No icons in launcher on PPC install

    this is the xorg.conf you need:


    Section "Device"
    Identifier "FX5200"
    BusID "PCI:240:16:0"
    Driver "nouveau"
    Option "Monitor-DVI-I-1" "ADC_Port"
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No icons in launcher on PPC install

    I reverted to nv in the end but there is a solution for your card and nouveau as driver. This xorg.conf file will work:


    ##only difference is Virtual entry in this one is square "Virtual 1680...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 on PPC Mac mini: Dummy Output for sound card?

    sudo nano /etc/modules
    you enter a text editor
    scroll down and add the following lines:

    snd_aoa_i2sbus
    snd_aoa_fabric_layout
    snd_aoa_codec_tas
    snd_aoa_codec_onyx
    then CTRL-X and "y" to save...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 on PPC Mac mini: Dummy Output for sound card?

    rsavage: do I notice some humor in your response ?
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 on PPC Mac mini: Dummy Output for sound card?

    http://lists.debian.org/debian-power.../msg00063.html is a wrong link in the FAQ....
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 on PPC Mac mini: Dummy Output for sound card?

    http://oswaldkelso.blogspot.com/2010/10/how-to-fix-no-sound-on-debian-powerpc.html
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    [SOLVED] Re: Update ends in black screen

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PowerPCFAQ
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    [SOLVED] Re: Update ends in black screen

    You can boot with KMS disabled by adding the following kernel command:

    nomodeset

    so suppose in yaboot, Linux is your Ubuntu installation, you'd type

    Linux nomodeset

    you could also try...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Update ends in black screen

    Have a look here:
    http://mac.linux.be/content/g4-ati-and-17-inch-apple-studio-display or http://mac.linux.be/content/powermac-g4-ati-radeon-9000-and-apple-studio-display-17

    In principle I would...
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    [lubuntu] Re: iMac 12,2 sound help using 11.10

    have you tried gnome-alsamixer and try to unmute some channels ?

    You can also have a look at my (very outdated) page:
    http://mac.linux.be/content/sound-problems

    old, but maybe of interest:...
  15. [PPC] Re: help installing Powerbook G4 airport Broadcom BCM43xx IEEE 802.11b wireless

    Try a connection with WPA security. Be sure that you upgrade the firmware in that card to the latest with OS9.
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    [PPC] Re: Testers needed for PowerPC 12.04

    Maybe this will help:
    http://mac.linux.be/files/debian_on_lpar.pdf
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    Re: Mac Mini won't boot from CD

    You have to use a PowerPC version of Linux.
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    [PPC] Re: Rage 128 (r128) testers needed

    ok, PowerBook G3 Pismo with MintPPC 11 / Debian Wheezy without xorg.conf:

    3.2.0-2-powerpc

    processor : 0
    cpu : 740/750
    temperature : 19-22 C (uncalibrated)
    clock : 400.000000MHz...
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    [PPC] Re: Rage 128 (r128) testers needed

    Thanks for this. I added a link to this post in the MintPPC forums as well.
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    [ubuntu] Re: No icons in launcher on PPC install

    I could not get nouveau repaired. What I did was revert to nv. I even got it working for the iMac G5 20, which suffers from the 2 pixel screen shift. I made a patched version of the nv package...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No icons in launcher on PPC install

    I guess you have a PowerBook with an nVidia card in it. I run MintPPC 11 and a recent update in xserver-xorg made my G5 iMac with a GeForce FX 5200 Ultra card behave the same way as you describe here...
  22. [PPC] Re: iMac G4 minimal install cli 11.04 leads to white screen

    have a look at /var/log/Xorg.0.log for a start...
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    [ubuntu] Re: MacBook 2.1 (obviously) EFI corrupted

    maybe you can try to restore firmware by using this CD:

    http://support.apple.com/downloads/Firmware_Restoration_CD_1_4
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    [ubuntu] Re: MacBook 2.1 (obviously) EFI corrupted

    I have seen more peoplw with your kind of problem. A little search in this forum yielded this thread:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1808805&highlight=EFI
  25. [ubuntu] Re: How do I boot from CF card in PCMCIA slot on a powerbook

    Try the suggestions to list the devices as reported in the manual to boot from USB in the MintPPC 9.2 installation instructions. Basicaly you need to find out whether open firmware sees the bootable...
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