iMac 350/DV/DV SE Linux HowTo

John Buswell johnb at
Thu Nov 18 12:14:40 EST 1999

The team at iMac Linux ( has managed to get the
iMac DV to boot linux to a usable point. We have put together a small
howto on how to achieve this Open Firmware boot and how to kludge a root
file system onto your iMac.

You can find the HowTo at:

The iMac DV currently has ethernet (through the Dec Tulip device driver)
and USB support, and appears to function quite fast as well!

For those interested here is /proc/cpuinfo

processor       : 0
cpu             : 750
temperature     : 0 C
clock           : 400MHz
revision        : 2.2
bogomips        : 797.90
zero pages      : total 0 (0Kb) current: 0 (0Kb) hits: 0/146 (0%)
machine         : PowerMac2,1
motherboard     : PowerMac2,1 MacRISC Power Macintosh
L2 cache        : 512K unified
memory          : 128MB

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