Re: Sonnet Crescendo/PCI G4 Processor Upgrade Card with Debian Sarge
On Saturday 28 October 2006 19:11, Jeffrey Rolland wrote:
> Hello, all!
> I have a Power Macintosh 7500/100 running Debian Sarge. I would like
> to upgrade this from the 100MHz processor it has to a Sonnet
> Crescendo/PCI G4 1GHz processor upgrade card, but I am not sure it
> will work with the kernel. I had heard that Yellow Dog Linux won't
> work with an upgrade card, which sparks my concern.
> Does anyone have any experience upgrading processors with Debian in
> Old World Mac? I'd really like to do this, but don't feel like
> wasting $200 on something that won't work.
> Jeffrey Rolland
I have an upgrade card in my mac 9500 clone -- it's a 455 MHz G3 and it worked
fine with both Yellow Dog (albeit years ago) and with Debian (currently).