Mac mini and FreeBSD
leimy2k at mac.com
Fri Jan 21 15:58:41 PST 2005
And once you have FreeBSD PPC... you can do weird stuff like this:
Ok it's not that weird.
On Jan 21, 2005, at 2:29 PM, Garance A Drosihn wrote:
> At 1:15 PM -0800 1/21/05, Joaquin Menchaca wrote:
>> What do people thinking about the Mac mini
>> (http://www.modyourmac.com/minipics/) and FreeBSD? This little
>> computer is just so so tempting. :-)
>> Think there should be any issues?
> In a reply to one of my recent messages, Peter said:
> I'd say there's a very good chance [that FreeBSD/PPC will work on
> the Mac-mini]. My guess is that it's Powerbook-style internals,
> i.e. the Intrepid ASIC:
> And there shouldn't be any issues with that.
> I can use a Mac-mini for other purposes if it does not work out with
> FreeBSD/PPC, so I'm going to try to get up early tomorrow to see if
> I can get to the local Apple Store early enough to pick one up. If I
> succeed at that, I'll let people on this list know how well I make
> out with FreeBSD/PPC on it.
> Garance Alistair Drosehn = gad at gilead.netel.rpi.edu
> Senior Systems Programmer or gad at freebsd.org
> Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute or drosih at rpi.edu
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