__/ [ Larry Qualig ] on Thursday 16 March 2006 15:19 \__
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Yes, I know about Ubuntu for PPC, but this is new:
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | An IBM researcher working on operating systems, virtualisation and
>> | computer security has developed an application that enables Linux,
>> | and potentially Windows XP, to boot on an Intel Mac.
> Seems like a strange project. If someone buys an Intel based Mac they
> most likely paid a premium for that machine in order to run OSX on it.
> If they planed on converting it to a Linux box they would have bought a
> generic PC instead.
It's a vanity thing slash challenge in my humble opinion. Also a
proof-of-concept project. Let the engineers have their fun and prove Linux
to be so customisable that it can even fit gardware which is tailored for a
particular O/S from a single vendor.
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