ubuntu-15.04 PPC issues

Herminio Hernandez Jr herminio.hernandezjr at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 02:38:49 UTC 2015

Right now I am running 14.04 and it is working great for me. I am
considering running 15.04 and 15.10 as linux containers. It looks like
the Xorg issue kills the ubiquity installer when it tries to partition
the disk or else I would dual boot. 

On Thu, 2015-06-04 at 21:24 -0500, Israel wrote:
> On 06/04/2015 09:11 PM, Herminio Hernandez Jr wrote:
> > Hello, Isreal
> > 
> > What video card do you have on your iBook? If it is a radeon card
> > did you try this "live radeon.modeset=1 video=offb:off
> > video=1024x768-32 video=radeonfb:off radeon.agpmode=-1"? You are
> > going to have Xorg issues on 15.04 unfortunately. See this thread on
> > the ubuntuforums. Also if you have an older iBook you may have run
> > into a kernel issue when it comes to sound. You can read up on that
> > here.
> > 
> Hi Herminio!
> Yes, I have tried that as well... but honestly, I found it was much
> easier to simply copy my Xorg over from a flash disk.  I did have a
> kernel issue with 14.04 which required me to modprobe one of the
> various snd-aoa codecs and I still could not get it running, though
> Fritz pointed out that I should try using alsamixer to select the
> correct hardware device.
> I just think PPC 15.04 has some issues, personally.  when I tried
> Lubuntu earlier on (before release) I did not find as many larger
> issues... but I have been very busy and not able to devote as much
> time to testing Lubuntu PPC as I would like.  Hopefully this will
> change :)  Thanks for the links I will need to reference those soon
> enough :)  I may try going back to 14.04 again and wrangling the sound
> issues... but I am also still very busy with other projects as well 
> > ....
> -- 
> Regards

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