On Sat, 2007-02-03 at 01:48 +0100, Sascha Frey wrote: > I just installed FC 6 on my Quad core Powermac G5. Because this box is > used as a server, I don't want to have a display connected to it. > > With display, the systems runs fine, but without, it does not boot properly. > I'm unable to connect to it via SSH. Ping requests are answered > sporadically. > > I don't know how to track down this problem. There is nothing about this > failed boot in /var/log/messages and the Powermac has no serial port, > which can be used as a serial console. > > What may I do to get this machine booting headless? Perhaps specifying the really basic vesa graphics driver in your X config, so it doesn't try to automatically set up anything? Though which run level are you setting it boot up in? Run level 3 shouldn't care about such things. -- (This PC runs FC4, my others FC5 & FC6, in case that's important to the thread) Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored. I read messages from the public lists.