[Libre-soc-dev] daily kan-ban update 22sep2020

Jacob Lifshay programmerjake at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 21:45:00 BST 2020

On Tue, Sep 22, 2020 at 11:03 PM Lauri Kasanen <cand at gmx.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Sep 2020 19:28:44 -0700
> Jacob Lifshay <programmerjake at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I was again thwarted by
> > the virtual machine not getting to loading Linux from the debian
> > install iso, it would just repeatedly hang.
> I believe the default ppc64le isos don't do graphical, they default to
> starting the installer on serial. This may look like a hang if you
> stare at the graphical screen. If you check my phoronix article on the
> power8 server, you'll see I hit a similar case with the Ubuntu server
> iso, and how I worked around it (switch VT and start the installer
> manually).

I removed all video and input devices from the VM and then it worked
fine over the serial console. Thanks for the suggestion!


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