[Oberon] booting from bluebottle cd results in blackscreen

Patrik Reali reali at acm.org
Tue Apr 8 08:30:31 CEST 2003

This is strange indeed. Is the CD-ROM device IDE or SCSI? Can you use the
serial line trace, or otherwise boot setting the trace to the machine screen
(text mode) and check where it hangs? (sorry, I don't remember the TraceMode
parameters, and have no network access available at the moment).


----- Original Message -----
From: "Christoph Stamm" <stamm at inf.ethz.ch>
To: <oberon at inf.ethz.ch>
Sent: Monday, April 07, 2003 10:43 AM
Subject: [Oberon] booting from bluebottle cd results in blackscreen

> Hello
> I've written a bootable CD for bluebottle. Booting and installing works
> well on several PCs.
> Recently I've tried the same on a PC with SCSI disk and a motherboard
> embedded Adaptec AIC-2940U2/W disk controller and a 3DLabs Oxygen VX1
> graphics adapter. Unfortunately, booting ends with a black screen after
> the message "Oberon loading".
> Booting both Oberon0 and Native Oberon (beta version 31.7.00) works well
> on this system.
> Is it a disk controller or a graphics adapter problem or even something
> else?
> Christoph Stamm
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