[rescue] HP zx6000

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Mon Jun 20 21:58:53 CDT 2005

Bill Bradford declared on Monday 20 June 2005 09:51 pm:
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 09:35:30PM -0500, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> > You don't have to run OSX, you know:
> > finnegpt at excalibur:~$ uname -a
> > Linux excalibur #1 SMP Mon Apr 18 21:31:43 EST 2005 ppc64
> > GNU/Linux
> As much as I love Macs (and am sitting in front of my imac G5, have
> an iBook in the closet behind me, and a Mac mini in the other room),
> if I wanted to run 64-bit Linux, I'd just get a cheap AMD64/Opteron
> PC and avoid the "Mac tax".

I prefer to not run on PC hardware when I can help it.  I appreciate 
Apple's hardware design even if I don't like their software, though 
that'll probably be changing with their switch to x86.

Besides, I didn't pay for the box, work did. :)

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