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Re: PPC port

On 22 March 2010 22:10, Jeroen Diederen <jjhdiederen@zonnet.nl> wrote:
>>On 03/22/2010 08:56 PM, Jeroen Diederen wrote:
>>> powerpc machines do boot from vfat, see here for example:
>>> http://sowerbutts.com/linux-mac-mini/#introduction
>>i couldn't find any information about if powerpcs can boot from fat, nor
>>that they can't, oiow, it doesn't say anything about booting from fat
>>partitions. am i missing something here?
> I  think you are probably right, he uses the vfat partition as a
> partition to exchange files from OSX to linux and vice versa. He does
> not boot off a vfat partition...sorry for the misunderstanding. I also
> never heard about booting from vfat for powerpc.

On the other hand, I would think you could put a HFS partition on
either a CD or an USB stick and boot from it but I don't have an
ancient Mac to try it on.



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