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Re: Intel iMac booting FC5



On Thu, Apr 13, 2006 at 06:53:26PM -0400, David Zeuthen wrote:
 > On Thu, 2006-04-13 at 00:58 -0700, Jarod Wilson wrote:
 > > Anybody else playing with a new Intel Mac trying to get Fedora Core working on 
 > > it? I'm happy to report that I've got my wife's 20" iMac booting under its 
 > > own power as of a few minutes ago.
 > 
 > I've got a Macbook Pro with Rawhide, but I'm using the kernel from
 > mactel-linux.org together with a Fedora initrd.
 > 
 > > Still looking into what it takes to get X working -- it works fine in the 
 > > installer if you've got the latest firmware, since syslinux uses the bios 
 > > emulation layer, which provides some basic vga support that allows you to use 
 > > the vesa driver for install, but I'm trying to stick to pure efi.
 > 
 > Yea, X.org bails for me with
 > 
 >  (EE) FBDEV(0): FBIOBLANK: Invalid Argument
 > 
 > I haven't tried that hard yet to coerce our resident X hackers to look
 > at it...

Can you try adding DefaultFBbpp 32 to the screen section of your
xorg.conf under the default depth ?

		Dave

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