[CentOS] [OT] linux on a PPC (mac mini)

Tue Sep 15 17:09:22 UTC 2015
Keith Keller <kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us>

On 2015-09-15, Leon Fauster <leonfauster at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> On 2015-09-15, wwp <subscript at free.fr> wrote:
>>> Searching the web, I see very few possibilities to install a recent (I
>>> need gnome2) GNU/Linux distro on such hardware. I gave Linux MintPPC 11
>>> (http://www.mintppc.org/content/list-macs) a try, but the netinstall
>>> iso simply fails in installing a boot loader that conserves the
>>> original OS/X partition even after many tries and workarounds.
> this also helps to boot 
> http://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/

rEFInd will work on EFI-based Macs, but not on old PPC Macs, which are
based on OpenFirmware (so grub won't work either).


kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us