[Tiny-tux] Thursday, 12/16/10 - Tiny-tux - Topic: Chumby and Legacy iMac G4's as targets

Corey McGuire coreyfro at coreyfro.com
Thu Dec 16 06:36:04 PST 2010


Absolutely not!  I've gotten linux on older PPC hardware so we should be
able to.  However, each mac has it's own host of oddities, so each will be
an adventure.

On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 12:14 AM, Patrick Keys <citizenkeys at gmail.com>wrote:

> Do the legacy g4's have to be imac's?
> We have one first-generation old-school imac here that we can convert.
> We also have two g4 towers.
> According to miloh, one of the g4's needs to be left alone for some
> special picture software.
> The other one can (and should) probably be converted, though.
>
>
> Patrick
>
>
> On 12/15/2010 10:30 PM, Corey McGuire wrote:
> > Don't forget, tomorrow is 5moF.  We will meet after.
> >
> > First, Insignia Infocast Chumby Devices are cheap! Get you one!
> >
> http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Insignia%26%23153%3B+-+Infocast+3.5%22+Internet+Media+Display/1152881.p?id=1218226456157&skuId=1152881&st=infocast&cp=1&lp=2
> > <
> http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Insignia%26%23153%3B+-+Infocast+3.5%22+Internet+Media+Display/1152881.p?id=1218226456157&skuId=1152881&st=infocast&cp=1&lp=2
> >
> >
> > I cannot source a neater/cheaper embedded ARM Linux platform.  We will
> > be working with these, among others.
> >
> > Second, Lady Ada is having a Chumby Dev Board sale:
> >
> http://www.adafruit.com/blog/2010/12/16/11-off-chumby-hacker-board-v1-0-today-only/
> >
> > Haven't looked in to the deets.  It's more pricey than the Infocast and
> > doesn't come with, well, everything else.
> >
> > Third, Turn NB's Legacy iMac G4's in to functional Gnome Workstations?
> > Let's do it!
> >
> >
> > We will be using the above test cases to get tool chains up and running
> > on your systems.
> >
> >
> >
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