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SubjectRe: Linux and RS/6000 250
On Sun, Nov 25, 2001 at 02:46:52AM +0100, wrote:
> Hi,
> I've uh "inherited" an elderly RS/6000 250 and wanted to install linux
> on it. Googleing for this machine and linux turns up information that it
> is not possible. Yet, this information is a tad older (one to two years
> old), so I wondered if anything changed in that regard -
> apparently PPC in combination with the MCA bus were not supported.

Correct. There has been a project to make these machines work, but I
don't know what happened to it; I haven't heard much of it lately.

For now, I suspect you'll have to stick to AIX.

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