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Any more news about the Linux problem?
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Rory
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May 2, 2000, 01:44 PM
 
Has anyone heard anymore about LinuxPPC and 9.0.4? I too experienced problems trying to boot. I haven't tried the yaboot method yet .... I was hoping that due to the volume of problems many have stated using 9.0.4, that Apple might offer another release. Barring that I have also been scowering the Linux pages etc. My objective is to do multi-booting using Mac On Linux and of course I can't even get out of the gate to investigate these capabilities. MOL in theory shouldn't be ROM restricted as with the case of using something like System Picker under MacOS.
     
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May 3, 2000, 12:38 PM
 
I'm posting this from LinuxPPC and I'm not having any problems booting. Are you on the users mailing list? I've seen some stuff on there about this problem. Go to http://www.linuxppc.org the lists are there. The lists are the best place to get help on linuxppc. Let me know if this helps out. I have a complete set of digests from the list and if you like I can pull all the posts on this, though there is a search on the site.


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May 3, 2000, 03:01 PM
 
Anyone would need more information to help you. Linux can be tripped into unusability by many types of hardware... what are you trying to use it on?
     
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May 3, 2000, 10:57 PM
 
Ok, if you want a specific combination of hardware to speculate whether it will run Linux...

9.0.4 Pismo with Adaptec SlimSCSI 1480 PCMCIA card, connected to an external SCSI Orb (2.2Gb) drive. I want to book Linux from a partition on the Orb cartridge. Can I do it?

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May 4, 2000, 02:05 PM
 
I am using a an AGP G4 450 - DVD RAM installed. No other eccentricities plenty of space, plenty of RAM. Right now very vanilla.

Thanx .... Rory
     
   
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