Yokemate of Keyboards
Posts: 11480 from 2003/5/22
> Is it possible to install a PPC Linux like Ubuntu on this machine
AFAIK the only Linux distributions that should have out of the box Pegasos II support in their most recent versions are Debian*, Gentoo and Crux.
* It might be that the Pegasos II is not supported by Debian Squeeze:
http://www.debian.org/releases/squeeze/powerpc/ch02s01.html.en (see 188.8.131.52)
On the other hand, Debian Lenny has the same note while it supports the Pegasos II AFAIK:
> and then have a boot selector that allows me to boot either
> MorphOS, OS4 or Ubuntu?
The Pegasos II SmartFirmware comes with a built-in "boot selector". You just have to write a Forth script to make proper use of it. For this there's the BootCreator tool to help you create such script.