Subject: Re: PowerMac 7300/200 boot problems (current)
To: Sampson Stein <email@example.com>
From: Michael Lorenz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/16/2007 18:20:04
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On Jul 16, 2007, at 15:51, Sampson Stein wrote:
> Thanks man, like I said.. if theres anything I can do to help at all I
That was a stupid typo I made ages ago which only bites if the display
device has no 'address' property. Fix is committed, sorry about that.
> +++ Michael Lorenz [16/07/07 09:40 -0400]:
>> On Jul 16, 2007, at 05:39, Sampson Stein wrote:
>>> Hi, I have just compiled and installed a GENERIC netbsd-CURRENT
>>> kernel and I
>>> am running into problems on boot. The machine, as stated in the
>>> subject is an
>>> original PowerMac 7300/200. I do not have access to a serial cable
>>> for it,
>>> seeings it uses the mini-din style connector; otherwise I would
>>> provide full
>>> boot messages. However, the last line it outputs before it hangs is:
>>> ofb0: 640 x 480, 8bpp
>>> Then, a newline is outputted, and the cursor sits on the first
>>> column of that
>>> line, and the computer hangs.
>>> I hope that was a descriptive enough report, if anyone decides to
>>> help me and
>>> needs more info I will be happy to give it.
>> Hrm, that machine has /chaos/control hardware, doesn't it?
>> I thought I fixed that. So the lower half of ofb finds the
>> framebuffer just fine ( or you wouldn't see any output at all ) but
>> it doesn't make it to the upper half ( which attaches to PCI ) for
>> some reason. Strange, but should be pretty easy to fix, I'll look at
>> it in a minute.
>> have fun
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