iMac installation, report, solutions and a PDA question

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Mon Sep 20 16:12:10 UTC 2004

On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 06:03:18PM +0200, Michel Klijmij wrote:
> Yesterday I installed Ubuntu on my bondi blue iMac. Having looked here I
> was prepared. Some issues I had and saw here and some solutions I had:
> - Networking wasn't detected.
>   Solution: during install, go to terminal and modprobe bmac
>   (I knew which module I had to use from the previous installation)
> - Sound. A recurring problem with Gnome (I also had this on 2.2) is that
>   sound ends up in the internal speakers, not the nice ones that are
>   connected through the line out. If it isn't autodetected, you need to 
>   modprobe dmasound_pmac
>   (my speakers were off so I don't know whether it worked out of the 
>   box)

Both of these problems should be fixed in the 20040922 (yes, two days
from now) daily CD image.


Colin Watson                                    [cjwatson at]

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