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Re: [vox] PowerMac 8100/110
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Re: [vox] PowerMac 8100/110

i use a powermac 8100/100 for a server at school


they are great machines!

debian 3.0 is the way to go on PPC!

more info here:



on 03.9.13 8:16 PM, Ken Bloom at kabloom@ucdavis.edu was reported to have

> I had the good fortune on move-in day that I found a discarded PowerMac
> 8100/110 in the trash outside my apartment. Upon pluging it in and
> turning it on (headless) I heard it make the happy-macintosh chime, so
> I think it's usable. This prompts the question of what I should do with
> it.
> I'm buying the appropriate adapters to connect it to the network and to
> connect it to a standard SVGA monitor, and I was thinking about
> bringing it to the installfest so we could all get some experience
> installing ${DISTRO}, a PowerPC based linux distribution on it.
> To do this, I need:
> (a) A ride to the installfest
> (b) A suggestion to fill in ${DISTRO}. What would you guys like to gain
> experience installing on it?

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