Does Linux PPC support the new 'Lombard/101' Powerbook G3s?
dburcaw at terraplex.com
Thu May 13 06:03:07 EST 1999
The Lombard uses New World ROM. (like iMac and B&W)
On Tue, 11 May 1999, Hugh Caley wrote:
> Why do you think it would work, Tom? You can't OF boot the "Wallstreet"
> G3 laptops, can you?
> Date: Tue, 11 May 1999 19:56:16 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Tom Rini <tmrini at ntplx.net>
> Subject: Re: Does Linux PPC support the new 'Lombard/101' Powerbook G3s?
> 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
> new, right?) it should. Again, if they haven't changed much then yes,
> can OF boot it I think. Otherwise a small (100mb or less?) MacOS
> is needed for BootX.
> - ---
> Tom Rini (TR1265)
> "Brain-eating mutants are bad for business..." - Battle Angel
> Hugh "Batmensch" Caley
Terra Soft Solutions, Inc.
email: dburcaw at yellowdoglinux.com
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