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Re: Time to switch?

IMO debian beats Yella Dog in almost every respect. Support for older
macs being one of those.

On Mon, 2004-10-18 at 23:25, Thomas Carlson wrote:
> I have been using Yellow Dog Linux 3.0 on my old Powermac 9500 for 
> quite a while.  Except for problems with serial-port printing, I have 
> been happy with it.  Now, with the new 4.0 release, YDL has ceased to 
> "officially" support pre-G3 machines.  This says to me, "You're on your 
> own, Jack."   Is Debian now a better choice for those of us who are 
> still using BootX to dual-boot Linux on old world machines?
> I am using the kernel argument:  video=atyfb:vmode:13,cmode:32 
> successfully with YDL and have X up and running just fine.  Will that 
> work for Debian, as well?
> Any advice is welcome.
> Tom
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