Any updates on Netbooting an iMac into Linux

Any updates on Netbooting an iMac into Linux

Post by Steven Ka » Sat, 13 Mar 1999 04:00:00



[second post b/c the first had a typo]

I remember reading a while ago on linuxppc.org that someone had gotten
very, very close, but that he had sorta stopped hacking because there
was no USB support in the kernel anyways.

I did a search on DejaNews and see that someone's reportedly booted an
iMac into NetBSD.

Anyone made progress on LinuxPPC?

Just curious. Thanks!
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