[CentOS] centos 7 on older macbook pro

Mon Sep 14 02:59:52 UTC 2015
Hal Wigoda <hal.wigoda at gmail.com>

Use Oracles VM VirtualBox.

On Sun, Sep 13, 2015 at 9:33 PM, Keith Keller <
kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I recently got a brand new MacBook Pro, replacing one that is over 5.5
> years old.  I'm trying to think of something to do with the old laptop,
> and one idea I had was to put CentOS on it.  After some initial
> struggles, I finally found this page, which tells how to tell the
> installer to find hfsplus-utils:
> https://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=7327
> Then I got to the point of configuring wifi, and of course being a MBP,
> it has a proprietary Broadcom interface.  I followed the instructions on
> the wiki (https://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Laptops/Wireless/Broadcom), but
> had some trouble with it coming back up after a sleep.  That plus some
> other issues (it ran hot just running a browser, for example) are making
> me question whether this is a good idea.
> Does anyone else run a CentOS (not necessarily 7) on Apple hardware,
> particularly laptops (and not in a VM)?  If so, any pointers on making
> life easier?  TBH I don't really know exactly what I want to use it for
> yet, so suggestions there would be helpful too.
> --keith
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Hal Wigoda