[TriLUG] OT: Free eMac to a good home

Max TenEyck Woodbury max at mtew.isa-geek.net
Sun Jun 30 08:37:51 EDT 2013

On 06/29/2013 06:48 PM, Jack Hill wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have an eMac <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emac> that I have been
> using (running Gentoo GNU/Linux (my favourite distro)) for the last
> couple of years to play with PPC as well as a desktop/fat terminal/media
> consumption machine. I recently got a more powerful PPC machine, so it
> is time for this one to find a new home.
> It is the "Northern Lights" model.
> * 1 GHz G4
> * 60 GB hdd
> * ATI Radeon 7500
> The only catch (that I know of) is that is difficult to cold boot. If
> it has been completely off, when you turn it on, it will only beep and
> do nothing else. You need to wait a minute or two (presumably for a
> capacitor to charge) and then turn it off and on quickly and it boots
> and runs like a charm.
> You can pick it up from me in Durham or Chapel Hill, or I can bring it
> to a meeting.
> Best,
> Jack
I would like to have it.  Tell me where I can pick it up.


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