On Fri, Jul 13, 2001 at 06:58:34PM -0500, Jesse Goerz wrote:
> I just got a part time job where I'm working with powerpc's at work. We are
> currently running yellow dog linux on our servers. I'd like to convert to
> debian but I'd like to try it out on a non critical machine first. Packed
> back in the closet they have a couple of powerpc 6100/60 computers with zip
> and cd-roms.
You will have much more trouble using these systems with linux because
the kernel only supports pci based powerpc systems. This model uses a
bus called NuBus.
There is an external patch for nubus, but it isn't supported by
There have been reports of success with these machines, but it is more
I have some nubus based laptops at work, and I'll be a future tester for the
nubus kernel, but not yet.
- From: Jesse Goerz <firstname.lastname@example.org>