As an aside, has anyone gotten NetBSD/macppc to boot on a G5? I just tried with 8.1 and the boot loader just crashes.


Apparently this has been an issue for a while. Supposedly the kernel *will* boot in 32-bit mode, but that's no good if I can't even get it loaded...

In other news, FreeBSD 12 loads and boots, but freezes about Midway through hardware detection. I'm starting to wonder if this machine is damaged in ways I can't see. :P

I may try putting the Nvidia card back in, as much as I don't want to, simply because this thing's PCI bus seems to have a weak stomach.

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