Re: Apple Powerbook 5300 - ?
> You can get or compile a lot for PPC. As for the rest, well, for
> example there's no acroread, and we have reached Netscape 4.7 on the
> PPC. But as far as I can tell the system is stable. Once it's going --
> which can take some time: different boot methods, printing to the
> serial port, you should know how to configure a keyboard, and so on
> --, it's fine and performs well. I'm running potato/Helix Gnome on a
> PB 3400.
Thanks, that's interesting/good to know. That's what... a 300+ Mhz
> The 5300's performance under MacOS is far from good, and the only
> Linux to run on that beast is MkLinux, without SCSI- and CD-, and with
> only buggy serial port support. It's said to be faster than MacOS
> though. Apart from that, the power plug and the serial port hardware
> are of incredibly low quality. Do not buy this machine.
> YPB5300MMV, but I don't believe it would.
I'll take your advice. The person wants a lot more than I want to offer
- she's also mentioned the value of the included software, in which I am
Hugo van der Merwe