iMac 600 MHZ
pgort at iprimus.com.au
Sat Dec 30 00:53:58 UTC 2006
Thanks to everyone who replied both list and back channel, and
especially for the "idiot's guide" to how to get around it.
On 29/12/2006, at 8:28 AM, Ubence Quevedo wrote:
> Check this forum thread on how to get the graphical install to work
> Here is the pertinent text from the link:
> After booting is complete,
> 1. ctrl-option-F1 (should give you a command prompt)
> 2. type: sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf (return)
> 3. Modify "HorizSync" to 58-62 and "VertRefresh" to 75-117. Both
> are in the monitors section.
> 4. Disable DRI (in the modules section, put a hash mark (#) at the
> beginning of the line containing "load dri").
> 4. ctrl-O (return) to write edited file
> 5. ctrl-X to exit nano back to command line
> 6. type: sudo killall -HUP gdm (return) to restart Gnome
> I tried this and it worked, no slow down or anything after the
> However, when I did a distro upgrade from 6.06 to 6.10, things just
> broke again, I couldn't get it fixed, so I gave up.
> The iMac I installed on was a 500Mhz Graphite G3 with 512MB of RAM.
> Hope this helps.
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