Port-macppc archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]

Re: Mac Mini (intel) support?

On Feb 23, 2013, at 6:44 PM, Donald Lee <MacPPC2%c.icompute.com@localhost> 

> Question for the list: What port supports the "new" Mac Mini with Intel
> processor?
> I have poked around to find a FAQ or some explicit mention of the
> Intel Mini, but can't find any.  I presume it's not MacPPC.  It looks like
> i386 would work, but amd64 is closer to the actual CPU used
> in the mini (an x86_64 processor).
> Does anyone have experience with this?

On the Linux side, it's just the amd64 port; the Intel Macs are
basically just PCs running EFI instead of BIOS (it's a somewhat
bastardized version of EFI combining features of 1.1 and 2.0,
though).  I have no idea if NetBSD supports them, but I wouldn't
be surprised.

- Dave

Home | Main Index | Thread Index | Old Index