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    [ubuntu] Re: B W G3 9.04 Install Help Needed

    Here is a bit more info of what i have.

    G3 450MHz desktop with around 500MB of Ram build date Jun 1999 model

    The video card is the standard Rage 128 card, it isnt a PCI card, i cant...
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    [ubuntu] Re: B W G3 9.04 Install Help Needed

    Well i was actually in Ubuntu one time.

    I changed the conf file to look like this one in this posting.
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p...light=rage+128

    I should have taken a photo of the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: B W G3 9.04 Install Help Needed

    The card is the original RAGE 128 card that they all came with. I will try and figure out what to do, thanks though. If you have any idea since the card is known please throw it out here, i am...
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    [ubuntu] Re: B W G3 9.04 Install Help Needed

    Ok i think i finally got somewhere with this now, i have attached 2 images.

    Need to change the monitor settings, just dont know what to change


    I think if someone can tell what i need to look...
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    [ubuntu] Re: B W G3 9.04 Install Help Needed

    Ok

    Well i got a different keyboard, that solved the upper lower case issue.

    I used the command

    Linux nosplash video=ofonly

    and then it finally went a step further.
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    [ubuntu] Re: B W G3 9.04 Install Help Needed

    I think the capital L is part of the problem, i can't get it to make a capital at all, it just doesn't work. I think i should have selected the option for the installer to do something with the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: B W G3 9.04 Install Help Needed

    Ok i will try that later on, i wont be able to be working on this for about 3 more hrs, then i will resume where we left off.

    I take it the upper or lower case L / l doesnt matter in this...
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    [ubuntu] Re: B W G3 9.04 Install Help Needed

    I have reinstalled it again, when i get to the point where u asked me to do the following i can not type a capital L for Linux.

    When you are asked, which kernel you want to boot, press TAB, you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: B W G3 9.04 Install Help Needed

    OK i have tried to reset the PRAM + VRAM no go with that.

    I am wanting to do the reinstall now, but before i do it i want to make sure i have correct version going into it. I am not sure if the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: B W G3 9.04 Install Help Needed

    I truly have no clue what had happened.

    I really do not need the mac operating system for anything, it is too old for the audio software i want to run.

    I am more than happy to blow it all away...
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    [ubuntu] Re: B W G3 9.04 Install Help Needed

    It goes into mac again everytime.
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    [ubuntu] Re: B W G3 9.04 Install Help Needed

    I have an issue now before i can try anything again, i stuck the mac disk back in the drive to try and see if i could see on the partition where the ubuntu was, now i cant get it to try to reboot...
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    [ubuntu] B W G3 9.04 Install Help Needed

    HI there,

    I have wound up here with hope for some help on getting Ubuntu 9.04 installed on this old mac i have.

    I have a G3 BW 450MHz model with around 500 MB of Ram. Installed is an IDE 30...
  14. [xubuntu] Re: beige/gray Power Mac G3 wont boot Ubuntu CD

    UGH!!!

    I really thought from all that i have read, that some of the G3's are oldworld and some are new world. I guess is should have been using a regular install disk then...

    I am still...
  15. [xubuntu] Re: beige/gray Power Mac G3 wont boot Ubuntu CD

    Wow, i have been living a parallel life to you. I too have spent the last 3 days doing this as well. I am working with a Blue White 450MHz Blue White with 480MB RAM.

    I have had some of the exact...
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