dmesg from live DVD on a PowerMac G5 (quad) with ada0: quirks=0x1<4K>

Dennis Clarke dclarke at
Wed Nov 14 22:00:04 UTC 2018

Firstly I can tell you that I have gone through the motions of a full
install twice and in both cases the system will not boot after install.
The first boot either consists of a strange message asking for where the
root filesystem is or I get an even more cryptic white screen from the

Firstly a dmesg from the live DVD is attached and here is a picture of
the dreaded first boot white screen :

Nothing happens after seeing that.

Also the install was slower than nearly anything I have experienced
since the '90s.  I recall once doing an install of Lotus Notes server
onto a Sun SPARCCenter 2000E while using a 28.8kbit modem connection and
an X connection over the slip interface. That was slower.  Not by much.

This is a brand new shiney seagate disk also.


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