[mythtv-users] Mac Frontend requirements for HD playback
beww at beww.org
Sun Jun 29 23:02:22 UTC 2008
On Sunday 29 June 2008 16:21:06 Bill Omer wrote:
> > I presume this means it's an Intel-based Mini. If I could run Ubuntu on
> > my G5 iMac I would.
> I guess I dont understand. Your running OSX? Why can't you install
> Bootcamp and then put linux on it? Does the G5 not support it or
> something? Sorry, I'm not a mac person by any means.
Correct, bootcamp only works with Intel CPUs. It doesn't emulate the i386
instruction set, it depends on having a real i386 present.
There are emulators that will emulate i386 CPUs on PPC hardware, all of them
that I have tried run in what might be best described as a geological
There are Linux distros that run on PPCs, YellowDog comes to mind, I believe
Debian as well.
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