[OT] basic powerpc

Mark Ellis mark.uzumati at virgin.net
Tue Oct 2 10:02:48 PDT 2001


On 2001.09.28 22:14 Florian Engelhardt wrote:
> Friday, September 28, 2001, 6:48:36 PM, Edward Pinski wrote:
> 
> > you can't use any linux on the Performa 6320, without using the nubus
> > kernel, search on google for it, I'm on the list for the nubus based
> > kernel, but forgot the name of the site, it's on sourceforge though,
> I'd
> > check there for the kernel, and use YDL 2.0 w/ the kernel off the nubus
> > site for YDL and also for the LFS install, currently it's only 2.4.5 as
> of
> > the last update.
> 
> http://www.mklinux.org/info/index.html
> 
> "As of July 31, 2000, the PowerMac 5200/5300/6200/6300 family of
> computers, and their Performa equivalents, are officially supported in
> MkLinux. Please NOTE that only the 6214 has been tested, so there may
> be some small snags in some of theothers."
> 
Thanks for all the info everyone. From the docs I gather I have to keep
macos to boot, yes ? This could be annoying as I don't have it on cd and
currently it takes up the whole disk. Is there anything like FIPS for the
mac to reduce the size of a partition ?

Mark
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