[CS-FSLUG] Who understands details about powerpc?

Kelly Williams kellywilliams81 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 12:52:55 CST 2012

If memory service me right its control + C..

On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 12:48 PM, <davidm at hisfeet.net> wrote:

> I was given a nice, well preserved iBook g3 powerpc.  I see that there are
> several linux distros for it, that look quite promising, but they all seem
> to require boot from CD, or some work in the Terminal.
> Can't seem to get it to boot from the CD.  Pressing C from the startup
> doesn't work.  Neither does pressing D.  I don't know how to get into the
> bios settings, or if it's even possible.  I wonder if a setting there might
> make the difference.
> I also can't figure out how to bring up a text mode or Terminal. I
> understand that there are a few linux programs that will run on it even
> under OS X, but don't know how to load them, or which ones they might be.
> Usually the instructions that I find are not very clear about what needs
> to be done in OS X, and what needs to be done after it is booted from the
> CD.
> Where can I get some rather exhaustive documentations that will help me
> get linux working on this. (I'm thinking right now about MintPPC).
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