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Re: iBook 700MHz: console wedged after X11 termination
Andrew Gould wrote (in a message from Thursday 13)
> I also have purchased a new iBook 700MHz; and have
> been searching through *BSD and PPC Linux mailing
> lists for compatiblity information. If you don't mind
> my asking:
> 1. Did you get the modem working? (I've heard it's a
> software modem and that it is incompatible.)
No it doesn't work, and the chances that someone write an open driver
for it one day are real small afaik.
> 2. Are dual booting with OS X?
Yes, using OF as boot selector, not fancy but functionnal.
> 3. What version of X11 are you using? Is 4.2
> available as a binary for OpenBSD?
XFree86 4.2 that comes with OpenBSD 3.1 or -current.
> 4. What version of OpenBSD did you install?
I'm now tracking -current, but 3.1 works well too.
> 5. I've been exposed to FreeBSD and Linux for a
> couple of years now; but have no experience with
> OpenBSD. Did you have any problems during
I feel more comfortable with the simplicity of OpenBSD install, but of
course it requires some basic clues on how things are organized on a
typical OpenBSD system, or Unix more generally.