[rescue] Mac Hints needed

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Mon Nov 3 16:33:41 CST 2003

On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 10:41:12PM +0200, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
> N.Miller wrote:
> > This explains why you have to have a small Mac OS partition and
> > a boot loader to boot from a non-Mac OS on old world Macs (I
> > wonder if AU/X is recognized as a Mac OS?).
> A/UX was a 680x0 only product. It required an MMU (memory managment unit)
> and FPU (floating point unit) so it ran on a large variety of machines.
> There also were a large variety of machines that were missing one or
> both of those chips (or the included function in a 68030 or 68040)
> or had strange hardware so it would not run.
> The closest to UNIX supported by Apple on the Nubus power Macs was
> MKLinux (Mach Kernel Linux) which was abandoned because of the GPL.

I didn't hear about this abandonment due to GPL.  My understanding was
that NuBus was dead, so why support it further?


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