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Re: Advice on new laptop



On Thu, Jul 21, 2005 at 11:20:02PM +0200, Jose A. Ortega Ruiz wrote:
> but i was wondering: right now, support for the linux kernel on
> apple's notebooks is excellent (many, many thanks to Ben and the rest
> of you), but what about a year from now? do you think the ppc
> architecture will lag behind after the ignominious intel switch? Ben,
> if you don't mind my asking, do you think you'll have the chance (and
> will feel like--i guess you and/or your employer weren't happy with
> the switch) work on linux-ppc as of old?

Quoting Ben:
http://lists.debian.org/debian-powerpc/2005/06/msg00291.html
	On Wed, 2005-06-08 at 23:59 -0300, Rogério Brito wrote:
	> On Jun 09 2005, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
	> > I'm not sure at all that I will continue maintaining linux
	> > support on x86 based Macs. I'm not really motivated at this
	> > point.
	> 
	> Ok, the next question then: are you still motivated to maintain
	> the PPC based Macs or did you loose the interest given the recent
	> announcement of migration to x86?

	I'm still there for those guys. Heh, I have plenty of them and they
	work fairly well for my needs today :) Besides, I still work for IBM
	doing PowerPC linux stuff.

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