[Sugar-devel] Getting Sugar to run on certain mac chipsets
caroline at solutiongrove.com
Thu Jun 18 09:50:01 EDT 2009
On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 9:45 AM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com>wrote:
> Hi Caroline,
> > We've been having an issue on some newer macs with the screen going
> > Deds and Pauline have been working on the issue and here is what they
> > discovered that works.
> When you say going blank do you mean that the screen randomly blanks
> and then comes back again either after a couple of seconds or when you
> press the keyboard or move the mouse? If so that's a known issue on
> some of the nvidia and intel chipsets on Fedora 11. I know the Fedora
> team are looking into that issue. If its the same problem your seeing
> I can dig out the bug reports for you.
No if you don't type nomodeset you can't proceed since you can't actually
distinguish the elements on the screen. It doesn't always look the same
though. Sometimes you get a hint of the login box, sometimes just blue
background and some other weird displays.
Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
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