sdubois92 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 26 02:23:58 EDT 2008
How would I go about compiling my own kernel on a PPC?
On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 01:12:26PM +0200, Alexander Baldeck wrote:
> mc wrote:
> > Op Monday 23 June 2008 09:25:04 schreef Steven DuBois:
> >> I installed Arch on my x86 Desktop and my macbook and i love it. I
> >> attempted to install Debian on my G5 PowerMac but had no luck (yaboot
> >> problems). What I would like to know is how well does Arch work on a G5,
> >> does anyone here use it on a regular basis, and what are the challenges to
> >> installing it. Eventually, I would like to stop using OS X.
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> > Arch PPC is 32 bit only, so it does NOT work on a G5.I have Debian running on
> > an Imac G5 and it installed without the slightest problem (it is a Debian
> > only machine).
> > There have been more posts, with possible solutions, on this topic so a search
> > for G5 or Apple 64 bit in the forum could help.
> Actually it does, it most probably would require to build a 64bit kernel
> with 32bit emulation enabled. I have no idea how yaboot would fail on a
> G5 as I don't have any.
> I can say this much though, archppc works just fine on my ps3 with a
> powerpc64 kernel, although I wouldn't recommend running it if you expect
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