In a P.C. you can have UNIX and MS-DOS Windows at the same time.

Ashok Aiyar aiyar at ebv.oncology.wisc.edu
Fri Jun 14 21:54:44 EST 1996


On Sat, 15 Jun 1996 01:40:12 GMT, Adrian Kornhauser <adriank at servidor.unam.mx> wrote:

>You can run Linux on a P.C. linux is actuallt UNIX for P.C. Very
>stable, loads of support from other users and IT'S FREE.
>I'm not sure you can load linux on a Mac.

Apple has sponsored an OSF project to port Linux to the PowerMac
platform.  The first release was late last month.

>Or maybe there will be a linux for Mac someday... if ti doesn't exists
>already... don't think so.

Linux on PowerMacs runs over the OSF/Mach microkernel and is
referred to as Mklinux on the linux newsgroups (comp.os.linux.*).

Unix and Unix-line operating systems andt hat currently run on Macs
include:  Mklinux, NetBSD and MachTen.

You can get more information about Linux, NetBSD/mac68k and
MachTen from the following URLs.

Mklinux - http://mklinux.apple.com
NetBSD  - http://www.netbsd.org/Ports/mac68k/index.html
MachTen - http://www.tenon.com

In addition to these operating systems, you can also run DOS and
Windows applications on Macs.  Price is about the only reason I
might still get a PC clone over a mac.

Later,
Ashok
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