[rescue] NetBSD on old (non-OSX capable) PowerBooks?
pat at computer-refuge.org
Thu Dec 22 17:50:50 CST 2005
Jeffrey J. Nonken declared on Thursday 22 December 2005 18:48:
> On Thu, 22 Dec 2005 15:28:45 -0600 (CST)
> "Jonathan C. Patschke" <jp at celestrion.net> wrote:
> > On Thu, 22 Dec 2005, Patrick Giagnocavo 717-201-3366 wrote:
> > > would like to hear of your experience(s) with running NetBSD or
> > > other free Unix-a-likes on non-OSX PowerBooks like the 5300 and
> > > 3400c series...
> > I seem to recall the 5300 being Strange (ie: NuBus internally or
> > some crap) apart from being slow as a very slow thing, so it might
> > not be the best choice for such an endeavour. I've not tried NetBSD
> > on a 3400c, but I had reasonablei luck running it on a PM7300.
> >  Some Forth/OFW hacking is required due to firmware bugs and
> > general Mac brain damage.
> Doesn't seem to be a 5300, unless it was in a different product line.
> 6300 yes, 5400 yes. In any case that site has a lot of good
"Powerbook" not "powermac".
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