Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-user

From: Zhang Weiwu <zhangweiwu@××××××.com>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] new world is a type of hardware or software?
Date: Wed, 01 Oct 2008 06:44:09
Message-Id: 48E31C34.105@realss.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] new world is a type of hardware or software? by Alden Huang
Alden Huang wrote:
> Hardware. > > So I believe that if you are using an iBook G3, you should always > configure as a "New World." I am assuming its not a clamshell looking > thing. Installing OS9 wouldn't change this. > > You might want to set up the partitions using mac-fdisk, as I think > the OSX disk utility costs you some extra blocks. Just put the > separate partitions for OS9 and OSX anywhere after the tiny bootstrap > partition, and configure yaboot accordingly. > > At least I think this is correct, someone please correct me if I am > wrong. Best of luck!
Hi thanks a lot for the information. So in fact Mac OS 9 must support "New World" otherwise it wouldn't be able to install at all. The salesman who sold me this notebook 4 years ago said it can run mac OS 9, so it should support New World. I have the discos with me so I'll try a bit later. Thanks.