On Wed, Feb 27, 2002 at 03:59:31AM +0900, Thomas Hurst wrote:
> * Chris Gehlker (gehlker / fastq.com) wrote:
> 
> > I have an old Mac 6400 that I want to use as a server. Ruby for
> > the old Mac OS seems to be moribund so I need a new OS for the old
> > beast. There are too many to choose from. I've made a, probably
> > non-exhaustive, list of candidates. Is there some choice that really
> > stands out?
> >
> > NetBSD
> 
> They didn't choose BSD for OS X for nothing ;)

NetBSD is the original portable operating system; it will probably run
well on your machine.

> > Debian
> 
> if they need a hugely deep testing system before they stabilize.  I have
> no idea what binary support for your system will be like though.

I can't remember if a 6400 is a 68k or a ppc, probably a ppc but it
should be all right

> Stick to /testing or /stable unless you like having your system break
> horribly every week.

--

"Everyone has an old, slow PC. 
 But an old, slow AlphaStation - 
 that's something special."
                                -- Tim Fraser