[PlanetCCRMA] Real-time kernel wont boot (F12 x64)
nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Sun Dec 6 01:32:33 PST 2009
On Sun, 2009-12-06 at 09:29 +0000, G Foster wrote:
> Balls, I was really hoping Fedora would be an option on my Macbook,
> but reading this, I'm just going to get a black screen again because
> of my NVIDIA card aren't I.
Not necessarily. The problem described in the thread happen when booting
into the rt kernel only, not the Fedora kernel (which apparently works
fine). Installing the binary drivers might also be an option (not one I
would like, but well...)
> Sigh indeed. Stuck with bloody OSX.
> On 5 Dec 2009, at 21:13, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> > On Sat, 2009-12-05 at 14:22 -0500, udutronik Tronik wrote:
> >> OK... thanks fernando for your help.. here is more info
> >> - Yes the Fedora Kernel does boot fine
> >> - I have an Nvidia graphic card. I did not install the Nvidia driver
> >> as the "Nouveau" driver which is there by default and seems to handle
> >> the card ok
> > Well, I would have to check but I think some of the patches I'm forced
> > to omit deal with the nouveau driver (that would explain the
> > behavior).
> > Sigh. I'm denying reality and refusing to even look at trying to make
> > them patch, I imagine that's not going to be easy, and a moving
> > target :-)
> >> - adding the "nomodeset" didnt work
> > Too bad...
> >> I'll try to remove rhgb quiet and see what comes up
> > Sorry...
> > It may be that the normal Fedora kernel is good enough for the kind of
> > work you do.
> > -- Fernando
> >> 2009/12/5 Fernando Lopez-Lezcano <nando at ccrma.stanford.edu>
> >> On Sat, 2009-12-05 at 13:15 -0500, udutronik Tronik wrote:
> >>> I've installed ccrma's rt-kernel on fedora 12 (x64) and I
> >> cannot get
> >>> to boot with it
> >>> - I have no graphical boot (just the blue progression line
> >> on a black
> >>> screen)
> >>> - I never even get to GDM or console login....
> >>> Any thoughts?
> >> Also... I take it that Fedora's kernels do boot fine, in which
> >> case it
> >> must be one of the many graphics card related patches that
> >> Fedora
> >> include that do not patch cleanly on top of the rt patches (so
> >> they
> >> don't make it into my rt kernel builds - I have not even tried
> >> to modify
> >> them to patch).
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