• Jim
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    Yokemate of Keyboards
    Posts: 4913 from 2009/1/28
    From: Delaware, USA

    gebes wrote:

    I'm thinking about trying MorphOS for the first time, but would like to ask if a G5 PowerMac model A1177 would run MorphOS please?

    I have known of MorphOS but never before had a chance to try it, but I have been offered this series of MAC and would appreciate any comments on whether it will accept MorphOS now, or if this model may be supported in the future.

    Thank you for any advice / comments and thoughts given.

    Lacks official support, but with the right video card and network card it should work.
    If you want open firmware access and dual boot capability (with OSX), an Apple X800GT would work for the video card.
    For a network card, apparently a generic Realtek RTL8168 based PCIe card would work.
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