Marino Ladavac writes:
> There might be just one problem with the Power PC: I don't know if there's
> gcc available for that platform yet;
gcc supports the power architecture in general, and soon (already?)
the Power PC in specific.
and this being an Apple, I expect
> that the FSF people will not jump to support you.
FSF only need to "support" linux, to the extend that they do already.
The OS (=linux) is more important than the HW (=Power PC), given that
gcc exits. That being said, I doubt FSF will be happy though.
> Otherwise, I guess it would be a nice piece of hardware. I'd rather run
> Linux than AIX on it any time of the day.
Is the powermac really the cheapest way to get a risc machine (with
either alpha, r4000 or power pc)? Would getting HW details (very
important for writing device drivers et al.) be a major