Re: debian on a mac?
On (16/10/03 10:39), Paul E Condon wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 09:11:41AM +0100, Clive Menzies wrote:
> > I've got an 8100/80 Nubus Mac running woody and serving files on our
> > network. This was the first machine on which I installed Debian but it
> > did take a long time. It is a hack of some proportions to do the
> > install but it runs really well. Because it is a slow processor (80Mhz)
> > it is not much good for a GUI interface but still has a value (at least
> > to me as a server)
> > I posted my install notes here:
> > http://www.clivemenzies.co.uk/nubus_woody.htm
> I've got a Mac 7100/80 gathering dust. Do you think your notes would apply
> to it? Or would trying to install Debian on it, be a whole new project, or
> for some known reason, simply doomed to failure?
It takes some patience but others have written to me confirming that
they've followed my notes and installed Debian on machines like yours.
There is a guy, Dylan, who is knowledgeable on this subject:
He has references to a number of successful installs.
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