[clug] Linux/UNIX laptop?

Francis Whittle fudje at phreaker.net
Wed Jan 5 13:53:35 GMT 2005

On Thu, 2005-01-06 at 00:44 +1100, Rob Weir wrote:
> Note you can just run the linux PPC port...both Debian and Ubuntu (and
> I'm sure others) work wonderfully.  If you do go with linux, the main
> issue is that airport extreme isn't support at all, but sleep/resume
> should work on everything aside from new nvidia-based machines (I
> think).

You need to patch the kernel, but it doesn't hurt much (Except the USB
subsystem will cause a kernel panic if you change its state while it's
Also, no 3D acceleration under Linux (as yet), for the newer ATI *or*
nVidia machines.

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