[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 =)


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