[olug] Wanted: Apple ADB Keyboard

Tim & Alethea Larson thelarsons3 at cox.net
Sat Dec 29 01:34:00 UTC 2007

DYNATRON tech wrote:
> i've got a make manufactured in '96.
> not sure what model.
> it has TV output/input.
> looks like it was really nice in '96
> the outer case shell is missing.
> not sure if it works, but all the other parts are present.
> i have the keyboard, but it has a PS2 connector, and some of the keys aren't
> connected to the keyboard anymore. they all seem to be there though, and
> none of the standoffs are broken, so it could easily be re-assembled.
> the whole thing is yours (with a huge monitor) if you want it.
> you can pick it up, or i can maybe leave it with jay.
> (if that's okay with jay).
> i *really* don't like mac's, so take it!
> i was gonna try to put a linux kernel on it, but i didn't know where to
> start, and i don't have the mac installation discs to return it to factory
> if something goes wrong.

If it's a '96 model it must be an early PowerMac.  Yellow Dog should run 
on it.  Unfortunately you DO need a small Mac OS partition to boot those 
Old World PMacs.


Tim & Alethea

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