[Techtalk] improving computer usage in schools

Conor Daly conor.daly at oceanfree.net
Thu Feb 13 00:02:41 EST 2003

On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 11:57:18AM -0500 or so it is rumoured hereabouts, 
Beth Johnson thought:
> I just handed a Knoppix Jr. disk to our principal last week. 
> Unfortunately it only runs on Intel processors.  Someone's missing a
> major boat here:  there are tons of schools with old Macs that could use
> a Linux distro geared for kids, and would live to see a livecd but all
> the well-integrated projects I've looked at only work on Intel. We need
> something that will work on PPC!  Anyone know of one?

I've _no_ knowledge of PPC distros.  However, is it more than just a
matter of compiling up a PPC kernel and boot image to make Knoppix run on
a mac?

Conor (just rabbiting on...)
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>

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