Re: Bug#382129: Beta3 won't boot on OldWorld PowerPC Mac
> sorry, um correcting myself
> 1) amiga is still in business, you can buy many
> kinds of 68k, g3, and g4 systems from dealers online
> as well as upgrade. (for those disgusted with apple
> needed newer machines or old/new machine whatever).
> ***note amiga advertises g3/4 come with debian
> preinstalled !!!
> 2) mac on linux only runs ppc programs, macos won't
> load the 68k booter even though it runs 68k mac
> programs through some simulator, at least mine
> but i could still run old sarge programs that
> have been dropped in etch, i hope ...
> --- brian <cymraegisheyahoo.com> wrote:
> > hey, there were some 68k macs that were upgrades
> > to powerpc (as nubus of course), also maybe last
> > amiga
> > (aka commodore)
> > with 68040 originally running debian-ppc on its
> > card
> > and debian-68k on its orginal, can switch back and
> > forth.
> > (see it running on the amiga-68k website)
> > anybody know if any NeXt was ever upgraded beyond
> > '040.
> > and do we count these as macs, now ?
> > more questions: is anyone running mac-on-linux
> > (a ppc only debian package) as linux (say to have
> > multiple
> > debian versions installed on one machine);
> > how about running debian-68k with an old ROM that
> > way
> > as
> > opposed to using something like basilisk ?
> > --- Aurï¿½lien Gï¿½Rï¿½ME <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > On Sat, Sep 02, 2006 at 07:17:06PM -0400, You
> > > does not read others'
> > > posts wrote:
> > > > There were no Macintosh computers that used
> > > 6502 processors.
> > > > The Apple II line of computers used the 8-bit
> > > 6502s, but the first
> > > > Macintosh machine used the Motorola 68000
> > > processors. By the way,
> > > > the 6502s were manufactured by MOS
> > > not Motorola. :-)
> > >
> > > My mistake has already been pointed out by
> > > else days ago,
> > > so there is no need to insist on it. I must also
> > add
> > > the 6502 has
> > > been designed by engineers from Motorola. It
> > misled
> > > me...
> > >
> > > BTW, this is off-topic on a powerpc list. :)
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > > --
> > > .''`. Aurï¿½lien Gï¿½Rï¿½ME
> > > : :' :
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