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Offline JoNty

Mac-on-Linux Custom Distro/Tutorial
« on: March 13, 2004, 02:03:23 PM »
You know what would be cool, is if someone released a Linux distro JUST for Mac-on-Linux, be it for the A1, POS or whatever, so that people who don't know/don't want to know much about Linux can quickly and easily get using MacOS. Sort of like what Bernd Meyer did for his Amithlon CD.

OR, a tutorial written by someone who's got MOL running on an A1/POS explaining what has to be done step by step, from installing and configuring Linux, to setting up MOS etc.

Comments and suggestions welcome.


Offline blobrana

Re: Mac-on-Linux Custom Distro/Tutorial
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2004, 01:55:23 AM »
i just don`t know about this....

So i can`t comment... :-)

But i did notice this.

Offline lofstudio

Re: Mac-on-Linux Custom Distro/Tutorial
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2004, 03:22:39 AM »
You can try searching the mailing list archives at www.yellowdoglinux.com for help on setting up MOL. Since most YDL users are already running Macs, the archives may not help 100%. But you should be able to find some set-up instructions.
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Offline macto

Re: Mac-on-Linux Custom Distro/Tutorial
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2004, 03:40:08 AM »
Try here: http://pegxmac.zftp.com/

Also note the following document: http://pegxmac.zftp.com/legal.html
I just love how the author replaces prosecute with persecute.  :-)  It is my belief that EULAs on consumer products (which Mac OS is) are unenforcable anyway.

I don't have a Peg, so I don't know how well PegXMac will work.  I have used MOL to run Mac OS 9 under Linux on a Mac.  It is a great piece of software for my needs, though it could be problematic for games and high end graphics software.  (For example: there is no hardware OpenGL support.)

If that doesn't work, bring up the issue in a week or so.  As long as you can get something like CRUX or Debian installed on your Peg, I can walk you through the rest of the process.  This is because Linux will erase most of the differences between a Peg and a Mac.

Offline Acill

Re: Mac-on-Linux Custom Distro/Tutorial
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2004, 05:07:06 AM »
PegXmac is junk. I havent been able to get Linux installed on my Pegasis II yet. I want to so I can use MOL though! It just failed every time I try to install it.
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