linux-mips
[Top] [All Lists]

Re: Linux on SGI 540

To: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Subject: Re: Linux on SGI 540
From: Andy Isaacson <adisaacs@mr-happy.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2000 11:08:52 -0500
In-reply-to: <38E4B368.1A4704B2@rl.ac.uk>; from C.Krapichler@rl.ac.uk on Fri, Mar 31, 2000 at 03:17:12PM +0100
References: <38E4B368.1A4704B2@rl.ac.uk>
Sender: owner-linuxmips@oss.sgi.com
On Fri, Mar 31, 2000 at 03:17:12PM +0100, Christian Krapichler wrote:
> I tried to install Linux on our SGI 540, using the 28jul... kernel patch
> from a SGI web page. It went well and boots until the point where I
> should see the login screen - but all I get is a "noise" pattern. I am
> quite new to Linux, but it sounds like the XF86Config is not right. Does
> anyone have a XF86Config for a 21'' Monitor (GDM-5021-PT)? Any help and
> suggestions welcome!

Sounds like you've specified too much memory.  Try adding "mem=256M"
to the "loader options" box in the ARC firmware.

You might find some help on my VisWS web pages:
http://www.lcse.umn.edu/~adi/visws/

-andy
-- 
Andy Isaacson  http://web.mr-happy.com/~adisaacs/   Fight Spam, join CAUCE:
adi@acm.org adisaacs@mr-happy.com isaacson@cs.umn.edu   www.cauce.org

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>