Anybody every try Debian on a Mac?
vsergeev at san.rr.com
Thu Mar 14 13:35:31 PST 2002
Yellow Dog Linux on iMac 233Mhz.
Yellow Dog Linux is cool, but you should give debian a try...
goto irc.openprojects.net #ppc or something like #macppc umm.... goto #debian and they will redirect you to the the mac debian channels...
Old Japanese proverb:
There are two kinds of fools -- those who never climb Mt. Fuji,
and those who climb it twice.
On Thu, 14 Mar 2002 00:05:25 -0800
Craig <craigw at lvcm.com> wrote:
> 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
> > these.
> > 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:
> list archives http://www.ultraviolet.org
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