Installing Ubuntu on an XServe

Paulo Ricardo Paz Vital vital at
Sun Jun 3 00:42:49 EST 2007

On Sat, 2007-06-02 at 11:55 +0200, Aurélien GÉRÔME wrote:
> Hi Todd,
> On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 08:48:51PM -0400, Todd O'Bryan wrote:
> >Another wrinkle that I should mention is that the version of parted
> >included with the Ubuntu install CD (I've tried using both alternate and
> >server versions) seems to have some problems. I could never get it to
> >set up the drives as a software RAID array and today, after dropping
> >into the shell and trying to run parted manually, I got a message saying
> >"You've found a bug in parted" which was promptly followed by a core
> >dump.
> This is fixed in Debian. AFAIK, Ubuntu no longer supports PowerPC.

Aurélien, the last Ubuntu version 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) supports Apple
Macintosh G3, G4, and G5 computers, including iBooks and PowerBooks as
well as IBM OpenPower machines.

But I don't know if the problem reported is fixed in this version of


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