[Mageia-dev] M3 beta - where to report problems?
annew at kde.org
Wed Apr 10 11:06:12 CEST 2013
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
On 08/04/13 20:48, Frank Griffin wrote:
> On 04/08/2013 02:41 PM, Anne Wilson wrote:
>> No, it doesn't. When I ran XFdrake the test did display
>> colours, though at a resolution I wouldn't want to work with :-)
>> However, on reboot I still have a backlit black screen.
>> I'm sure you are on the right track. It's not radeon, though,
>> it's Intel 810 and later. I see that listed in XFdrake, but if I
>> try to use it I'm told that there are no screens. Not sure what
>> that means, though.
>> When booting into rescue, I saw several items listed as "Intel
>> Corporation:NM10/ICH7 Family" which sounds right to me.
>> So - I need Intel drivers (and firmware). Can I use the same
>> rescue processes to get the Internet working so that I can
>> download them?
>> Odd, though, that even VESA didn't work.
> Let me get this straight. You ran XFdrake for VESA chrooted to
> your root partition, got a decent test, and the real boot *still*
> screws up ? Weird.
> If you follow the process I gave, you should be able to start the
> network from within the chroot (provided you were able to start it
> from the rescue boot), or else it should already be up. You should
> then be able to run urpmi from within the chroot to install the
> firmware packages from nonfree.
> You'll need at least kernel-firmware-nonfree. Here's what else is
> [root at ftgme2 ftg]# cd /mnt/cauldron/x86_64/media/nonfree/release
> [root at ftgme2 release]# ls *firm*
> If that doesn't work, then it sounds like your TTY configuration
> is screwed, and if that's the case, I'm tapped out. Colin would
> probably be the best one to ask what controls getty under systemd
> and how it's configured.
I went through the following steps again:
1) Boot the rescue system
3) mount your root as /mnt
4) do a "mount --bind /dev /mnt/dev
5) do a "chroot /mnt"
6) do a "mount -t proc none /proc"
7) do a "mount -t sysfs none /sys"
8) do "XFdrake"
9) choose the x11 VESA or VGA driver (way down at bottom of list)
except that this time I chose the Other:VESA (generic) driver. On
closing XFdrake I got
ioctl EVIOCGBIT failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device
Is this to be expected? Anyway, on reboot it was exactly the same as
Starting afresh, I followed the steps up to running XFdrake (but not
running XFdrake yet). I tried 'ifup eth0' but 'Running in chroot.
Ignoring request'. After "exit" this changed to "Running in chroot.
ignoring request. ./network-functions: line 260: cd:
/var/run/netreport: No such file or directory.
Incidentally, how do you reboot or shutdown when in chroot - and/or
how do you reverse the chroot?
So - I'm back in console, without running any of the steps yet. Can
you give me the command to add the non-free source and tell me how to
get eth0 working?
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.12 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - http://www.enigmail.net/
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
More information about the Mageia-dev