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Date:      Thu, 9 Aug 2012 06:50:18 +0100
From:      Jamie Paul Griffin <jamie@kode5.net>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: mac powerpc ibook g3 blank screen on start up
Message-ID:  <20120809055018.GG25781@kontrol.kode5.net>
In-Reply-To: <50234C4C.7040809@mail.com>
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== Jeff Tipton wrote on Thu  9.Aug'12 at  8:36:12 +0300 ==

> On 08/09/2012 06:22, Andy Recker wrote:
> >i installed the power PC version of free BSD and put it on my mac i book g3
> >i was in the insulation process when i couldn't get it to work because of a
> >few errors and i decided to turn it off and restart when i turned it back
> >on it only booted to a blank white screen it has nothing on it and nothing
> >is responsive i have tried to reboot the same CD i had the first thing and
> >still just a blank screen what can i do to get BSD to work on my computer?
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> When you are trying to reboot into the installation CD, are you sure
> you have the right boot sequence selected (CD, not HDD)? I guess on
> your mac it might mean restarting, holding down the option key,
> choosing the CD icon and the arrow on the right side.
> 
> -Jeff

Yes, it's either the 'option' key or the 'C' key; can' recall which.



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