> > I have Suse 7.1 in this machine. Works fine.
> I bought this machine on ebay, it hasn't arrived yet.
> Does this have a pc-style vga adaptor on it?
The UmaxC500 has a mac style video connector.
Quote:> Can I install linux on this machine if it doesn't
> have mac os on it?
You should be able to get that answered at www.linuxppc.org. They have
some good documentation pages.
> I don't think it has an os on
> it, and I don't want to buy an os that I probably
> won't even use.
> How about ethernet, which adaptor does it work with?
Pretty much any ethernet adapter that works in MacOS should work. You
should also look at the documentation of video problems on the linuxppc
page, and check some of the other ppc linux pages to see if they have
I ran LinuxPPC R4, R5, 2000 and Q4 on a Umax C500. I have no major
complaints, but they arent upgrading at the moment.