Which Distro?

shane mullins tsmullins at optidynamic.com
Mon Sep 13 20:41:25 PDT 2004

I am not a Mac user by any means, but I think FreeBSD supports newer Macs.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Huff" <roberthuff at rcn.com>
To: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Monday, September 13, 2004 11:34 PM
Subject: Which Distro?

> Viper writes:
> >  I am going to buy a Mac g4 soon, and I am thinking
> >  about turning it into a server. I asked around and
> >  everybody rocommended FreeBSD to me. So what distro of
> >  FreeBSD would I use for a mac computer?
> 1) There is no FreeBSD port for the PPC.  (Or rather, there is,
> not usable as far as I know.)  If you insist on running pure-strain
> UNIX try NetBSD.
> 2) Many programs which run on FreeBSD have a version for OS X.
> Robert Huff
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