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Old 08-30-2004, 06:06 AM   #1
killerwh
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Q. Distro for Macintosh Powerbook 5300??


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I seems that I've looked everywhere, and there is not a single Linux (POSIX) distribution that I can install on an old macintosh Powerbook 5300 (black and white screen, the first model of the series)...

if you know of any linux like distibution I could use, please, post a link, or info. thanks!

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Old 08-30-2004, 12:28 PM   #2
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You can try Yellow Dog Linux or LinuxPPC (I don't think this has been updated since 1999). If those two don't work, your last option would be mklinux.
 
Old 08-30-2004, 01:41 PM   #3
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10x!

YDL will not work for sure, and mklinux might work, but there are some issues with the b&w LCD, parallel port, floppy, CD, and keyboard :-)

I think I will try mklinux over the weekend.
 
  


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