Anybody every try Debian on a Mac?
craigw at lvcm.com
Thu Mar 14 00:05:25 PST 2002
On Wed, Mar 13, 2002 at 09:12:41PM -0800, Dario Alcocer wrote:
> Does anyone out there have any tips or experience with installing
> Debian potato on a Macintosh? I've got an old Performa 6300CD (NuBus
> PowerPC machine, CPU runs at 94MHz) that I'd like to use to play
> around with Linux.
> MkLinux is a Linux running on a Mach microkernel, and it appears to be
> the only Linux available for NuBus Macs (the newer PCI based ones seem
> to have much better Linux support.) Supposedly there are Debian
> potato diskettes that will install MkLinux, but I suppose I'd have to
> get a matched set of potato Base install diskettes for this to work.
> Since potato is an old release, it seems unlikely that I'll find
> If anyone has any idea, I'd be happy to hear them.
I used to run debian-68k on a Quadra 800.
Installed from cd's I got from cheapbytes:
You should check out the debian lists, some are ppc-specific, they
should be helpful:
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