[tech] A project idea...
davyd at iprimus.com.au
Thu Mar 28 22:00:04 WST 2002
Being a particularly non-mac oriontated person, I wouldn't know exactly.
But I get the impression from that linux, that the mac version of the
os, will run on the older machines.
There is that other mac in the corner, which looks alot like the one
down the bottom of that page (once again I am showing my nonmacciness)
On Thu, 2002-03-28 at 20:56, Grahame Bowland wrote:
On Thu, Mar 28, 2002 at 07:33:04PM +0800, proXy wrote:
> I know that alot of people dislike the idea of whacking linux on things,
> but I thought maybe we could port Yellow Dog Linux (or something
> similar) to one of the pizza box macs in the corridor.
> if someone (not me but i would certainly help) wanted to, it could be
> done the hard way (can you compile a kernel on such a processor)
> (perhaps we could try freeBSD ;)
> I think this would be something interesting and different to have,
> also something to have a bit of a play with.
Dude, I think you're going to need a MMU on those processors. You
won't have protected memory and Linux is a protected memory operating
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she's still not going to get lucky." - JLG on Windows
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