[slackintosh-users] Re: Taking the plunge...
- From: James Lay <jlay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: slackintosh-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 07:36:46 -0600
On Fri, 23 Jun 2006 15:29:49 +0200 "Marco Bonetti" <marco.bonetti@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > On 6/23/06, James Lay <jlay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > dual G4 with 23 inch cinema display > gee... > > > Are there any snags or gotchas that I should be aware of? > uhm nothing I'm aware of... in any case: have you already tried > running linux on it? maybe you could start with ubuntu live, keep > track of most useful files you'll find in /etc (like xorg.conf) and > then nuke the X off :-) > > Our luck is that apple hw is pretty standard and most of it should > running with linux. > Maybe you could have problem with airport express (if any), newer > vanilla kernel in -current has bcm43xx support but you need the > Airport2 kext in order to cut the firmware off it (or just google for > wl_apsta.o) > > ciao Thanks for the tip =) James