Schlagwort-Archiv: rs6000-b50

Gentoo Linux on IBM RS/6000 B50

It’s done :-)

I got a working PPC Gentoo Linux ontop of a IBM RS/6000 B50, including working autoboot from disk.
It took me roundabout three days to get a working configuration, just ask my girlfriend…
So i hope this will help a few people out there, comments are welcome.

One hint in front: You need time, MUCH time, the kernel compiling takes a very long time to complete, in my case 2 hours, because the processor isn’t really fast. Maybe a tutorial will follow introducing use of DistCC oder Icecream for distributed Cross-Compiling after installation.

Steps to go: