Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-user

From: Terin Stock <terinstock@×××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Gentoo ppc - still supported?
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2010 06:04:45
Message-Id: AANLkTimWUK+p+yqV0a+y3LC+OrzRB9hJP4uEuL+MZDp4@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Gentoo ppc - still supported? by Mark Knecht
If it's just going to be sitting in a closet collecting Apple-dust, then I'd
say yes, it's certainly worth the extra effort.

:P

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#Terin Stock



On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 8:16 PM, Mark Knecht <markknecht@×××××.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 4:02 PM, Joseph Jezak <josejx@g.o> wrote: > > On 08/25/10 20:31, Mark Knecht wrote: > >> I was going to download a new iso today. My old PowerPC Mac Mini needs > >> to be rebuilt and it's so far out of date I figured I'd just do it > >> from scratch. Anyway, it seems that all the other architectures have > >> fairly recent iso image dates while the PowerPC seems to be a year > >> old. > >> > >> http://mirrors.kernel.org/gentoo/releases/ppc/autobuilds/current-iso/ > >> > >> Or maybe this is just a date problem on the files or something. > >> > >> - Mark > >> > >> > > No, it's my fault. I've been meaning to fix the autobuilds for PowerPC, > > but I completely forgot that they were broken. I'll look into it this > > weekend. > > > > The hardware hasn't really changed much though, it should be fine to > > boot with the latest CD there and use the current stage to install. The > > stages themselves should be up to date. > > > > -Joe > > Hi Joe, > Thanks very much for the answer. In my case it looks like I'm sorry > I woke you up. I tried the most recent 2009 CD as well as the 2007 CD > I built the machine with the first time. Looks like this Mac Mini has > gone down hard - bad disk at least, possibly bad memory. I'm not sure > it's worth my effort to fix it as it's so very slow. > > Anyway, I appreciate the answer and wish you all the best. Thanks > for your efforts. > > Cheers, > Mark > > >

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