Re: NetBSD and Performa 6360
Ignatios Souvatzis <is <at> netbsd.org>
2004-07-11 19:26:58 GMT
On Sat, Jul 10, 2004 at 05:18:29PM -0400, Roland Drake wrote:
> Dear List:
> This is my first post to this list.
> I was doing some preliminary research into NetBSD and I came across
> the netbsd.org site with its mailing lists.
> This is my first venture into this world, so I'm a complete novice.
> But at the same time, I am most curious about this world because
> I am trying to figure out ways of using my retired Performa 6360.
Performa == Apple Macintosh Performa, right? In this case, you should
subscribe and post to port-macppc <at> netbsd.org. This message is posted to
both, with reply-to: set to port-macppc for your convenience (with the
full original message cited).
port-powerpc <at> is a list for technical discussions common to to all
NetBSD ports using PowerPC CPUs.
> Simply because it's old doesn't mean it's useless. It can function
> in some capacity.
> I understand that my Performa model is supported but has specific
> issues with NetBSD, one of which is with its built-in video card.
> To circumvent this issue, I understand that you can set up a serial
> terminal connection with another computer to install NetBSD. Instead
> of the serial terminal connection, can I incorporate my Performa
> 6360 into my home network and install NetBSD from one of my Macs
> on the network? My home network consists of a Power Mac G4 466, a