powermac 7500 [was: Re: [linux-audio-user] ppc audio input..]

Eric Dantan Rzewnicki rzewnickie at rfa.org
Fri Mar 12 18:16:20 EST 2004

On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 05:39:54PM -0500, Joe Hartley wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Mar 2004 13:20:24 -0500
> Eric Dantan Rzewnicki <rzewnickie at rfa.org> wrote:
> > I have an old PowerMac 7500 upgraded to a maxpowr G3 300MHz cpu 
> > (originally with a 601 100MHz chip). This is a PCI powermac. Do you know
> > if I can get linux to run on this machine?
> Check out Yellow Dog Linux at http://yellowdoglinux.com - it's very close to
> RedHat in terms of installation and packages, and is a good way to keep
> those G3's useful for a little while longer.

As it isn't originally a G3, my main (uninformed) concern has been that
the daughtercard cpu upgrade won't be supported. Is this concern
unfounded from what you know?

Anyone with experience using debian on ppc?

Thanks to all for this almost offtopic indulgence.

-Eric Rz.

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