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Re: reading linux from MacOs

The cheapest and best PPC hardware is probably briQ by totalimpact.com

On onsdag 4. juli 2001 18:30, Steven Hanley <sjh@svana.org> wrote:
>On Wed, Jul 04, 2001 at 11:06:15AM -0500, Phil Fraering wrote:
>> I find myself wondering from time to time, if you don't have to run
>> MacOS on it,
>> why put up with the aggravation of using a non-X86 linux? Don't get me
>> wrong,
>> I am _very_ grateful for the time you and others have put into this;
>> it's given me
>> two computers for the price of one.
>> OTThirdH: Mac laptops aren't nearly as cost-ineffective for non-Mac
>> applications
>> as their desktops are.
>well the powerpc architecture is less braindead etc, the hardware apple sell
>is damn good hardware, IMO always has been superior to most x86 stuff (well
>put together good quality components etc) for a similar quality x86 box you
>will generally have to select individual components and build a box (and end
>up spending lots more than bog standard namebrand pcs sell for)
>In general I use ppc stuff (and alwys use only linux on the boxen) as it is
>good hardware, and means I dont have to use x86 stuff (maybe irrational but
>hey) now if only someone other than apple could release affordable powerpc
>based hardware that (because IBM stuff still costs to much)
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