[Gllug] Yellow Dog & Mac 7300/200

Harvey Kelly harvey.kelly at kcl.ac.uk
Thu Feb 19 14:23:51 UTC 2004


I'll let you know how I get on.  Spare evening tomorrow - so let's
see, I'll be 
posting Friday night / Saturday morning in between pulling my hair



>On Tuesday 17 February 2004 19:07, Harvey Kelly wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I've been given an old Macintosh 7300/200 and would be grateful if
>> anyone with
>> experience of installing/running/kicking it with YellowDog would
>> me know of
>> anything to look out for - I have no idea about Mac hardware for
>> example, so recompiling a kernel seems a bad idea.
>Only have experience with an old ibook, but if anything it looks like
>runs smoother on PPC than x86 (fewer hardware combinations must
>I've installed two versions, and YellowDog's recent releases seemed
to install 
>flawlessly for me over the top of an old LinuxPPC. Toughest thing
with the 
>original install was getting the bootloader to work - plenty of
>involved first time around. YDL seemed to install over the top of it
>as silk though, so I might just have been an early adopter.
>My recommendation - read the READMEs, and then do so again.
>  Richard Huxton
>  Archonet Ltd

Harvey Kelly
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