[rescue] Apple to ditch IBM, switch to Intel chips

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at mail.zill.net
Sun Jun 5 00:49:11 CDT 2005

On Sun, Jun 05, 2005 at 12:23:55AM -0500, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> On Sun, 5 Jun 2005, Andrew Weiss wrote:
> > Apple machines haven't had a ROM in hardware for a long time.
> I think you mean that Apple machines haven't had the toolbox in ROM in a
> long time.  Without ROM, you'd have to toggle in the boot code on front-
> panel switches.

Here is a thought... if Apple tries to go proprietary, folks will
figure out a way to run it on regular hardware under Linux or XP using
VMWare or VirtualPC or QEMU or whatnot, with a copied ROM... just like
you can use MacOnLinux to run OSX under Linux.


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