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Re: [suse-ppc] Unable to install Beta3 or RC1 on G3 Beige
  • From: Olaf Hering <olh@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 1 Oct 2005 13:36:38 +0200
  • Message-id: <20051001113638.GA23660@xxxxxxx>
On Fri, Sep 30, larrystotler@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> I just aquired a Powermac G3 Beige system. Here are the specs:
>
> G3 @ 266Mhz 512k L2 cache
> Machine ID - 510(Rev 1 - $77D.4 - 0F2)
> Personality slot with 56k modem
> Dual IDE/3 PCI/SCSI
> 6GB IDE HD(IDE 1)
> 52x CD-RW(IDE 0)
> 100MB Zip (SCSI)
> ATI Rage II+ DVD - 2MB VRAM(on board)
>
> I put 384MB of 66Mhz SDRAM in it. No matter what I do, I cannot get
> the Yast installer to come up. I;ve tried with a lot of different
> memory configs and still no luck. When it starts up, it says to
> "Please supply config file", and then I get a blank screen. I can jump

Add 'textmode=1' to the kernel cmdline in BootX App.

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