OffTopic: Is the PowerBook 145d anygood?
pogtal at erols.com
Wed Nov 10 15:28:41 EST 1999
"David A. Gatwood" wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Nov 1999, Doomsday Machine wrote:
> > Well, besides it being completely off topic, the 145b is seriously
> > outdated. It's fine for wordprocessing (I guess) but not much else. I
> > guess if you really wanted to, you could probably load mklinux on it,
> Umm... MkLinux only works on PPC machines. That's a 68k. Can run NetBSD,
Didn't they have a version of mklinux for 68k? Or maybe that was a link to
the linux/68k project...oh well, it's been a while since I ran mklinux on my
> > but that would be some work, cause it doesn't have a cdrom, and I don't
> > know if it can get ethernet hookups.
> Not unless you happen to find one of the old Cabletron Ethernet to SCSI
> adapters. Asante's aren't supported under *BSD for usual corporate
Yeah. I suppose if you purchased the 145b, you could take out a serial port,
hardwire an ethernet port to it, write your own drivers...;-)
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