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Re: Interesting Relic



On Fri, 2007-08-10 at 15:39 +0100, Christopher Brown wrote:
> On 10/08/07, chris idlelion net <chris idlelion net> wrote:
> > If any developers out there are up for a challenge...
> >
> > There's a ThinkPad 860 on eBay. It's got a 166MHz PowerPC 603e CPU and a 1.2GB
> > SCSI hard disk. The video chip is a GT20; there's a SCSI CD-ROM drive; and the
> > audio chip is a CS4231. The display is a 12.1" TFT at 1024x768. It shipped with
> > AIX and was made around 1996.
> >
> > http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=120150103566
> 
> Yes but Will It Blend?
> 
> Seriously though, what is the challenge? Also its relevance on
> fedora-devel would be good...

Getting fedora ppc to boot on it, unfortunately the auction is US only.
Probably would have been better targeted at fedora-ppc list

Getting it to work would require some work as it's a pure PReP based
machine (no OF):

http://penguinppc.org/otherhw/

But theoretically doable - eg http://www.cs.fiu.edu/~ayanic01/rs6k//

Paul


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