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Daniel

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VL on Mac
« on: March 07, 2009, 03:47:06 pm »
Does VL run well on Mac hardware? Does it not make any difference whether you use Mac or normal hardware?
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lagagnon

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Re: VL on Mac
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2009, 04:36:19 pm »
We do not have a version of VL for PowerPC processors (Macs older than 1 year old). If you have a newish Mac with an Intel processor it "might" work.
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Re: VL on Mac
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2009, 06:47:33 am »
I am writing this from a MacPro running VectorLinux.
VL runs great on all the Mac hardware I own.

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Re: VL on Mac
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2009, 05:07:08 pm »
How old is the oldest Mac machine you have that runs VL?
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Re: VL on Mac
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2009, 05:43:21 pm »
Like lagagnon said there is not a VL version for PPC processors.
If your Mac has an Intel processor you can run VL, if not you can install slackintosh and vectorize it with some VL-noarch pkgs.
My oldest mac is about 6 years old (ppc) and my Mac pro is about 18 months old (Intel)