Does Linux PPC support the new 'Lombard/101' Powerbook G3s?

Tom Rini tmrini at
Wed May 12 09:56:16 EST 1999

On Wed, 12 May 1999, Duraid Madina wrote:

> 	... and furthermore, is it possible to install Linux PPC on these in a
> dedicated configuration? (i.e. no MacOS on the hard drive) and if not,
> what is the minimum amount of disk space that must be assigned to the
> MacOS to be able to boot LinuxPPC?

The 2 lbs lighter PBs?  If they're just a bit lighter/faster (nothing too
new, right?) it should.  Again, if they haven't changed much then yes, you
can OF boot it I think.  Otherwise a small (100mb or less?) MacOS install
is needed for BootX.

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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