LinuxQuestions.org
Visit the LQ Articles and Editorials section
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Password
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 10-01-2006, 01:59 PM   #1
mohtech
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2004
Location: Denver Colorado
Distribution: Kubuntu/Debian
Posts: 120

Rep: Reputation: 15
older live CD for 8 year old apple notebook?


Hi all,

I'm trying to help out a college classmate who's computer finally went out. To example of Macintosh workmanship, it was just the hard drive that blew out. 8 years IS impressive. She does not have the money for a new hardrive, so I'm thinking Live CD. I was thinking about using Dam* Small Linux, however what I need is maybe a Dam* small yellow dog. If anyone has ever had experience recompiling a kernel for a live CD, what is the learning curve for that?

Is this the correct direction to go in? Any input would be greatly appreciated.

Mohtech.
 
Old 10-01-2006, 04:22 PM   #2
St.Jimmy
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2006
Location: Boaz,Alabama
Distribution: Ubuntu 10.10 / Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit / Snow Leopard 10.6.4 64-Bit
Posts: 152

Rep: Reputation: 30
use
Damn small, I'm pretty sure they have a PPC live cd, so use that
 
  


Reply

Tags
apple, macintosh


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Older 2.4.8 based system ok for a year, now problems rylan76 Linux - Software 0 10-21-2005 04:20 PM
apple sues 19-year old for spreading rumors pevelius General 2 01-19-2005 04:02 AM
Script for compressing files older than one year Pengu010011 Linux - Newbie 2 10-26-2004 07:53 AM
older notebook, 333mhz just some suggestions please joshthehappy Linux - Laptop and Netbook 3 05-20-2004 09:59 PM
Linux on old apple notebook TES Linux - Newbie 2 08-20-2003 04:33 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:28 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration