[Noisebridge-discuss] MacBook + Powerbooks in Turing Classroom
setient at gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 21:50:05 UTC 2011
I am down with fixing some old macs though I am more adept at old world and
m68k macs than I am with the newfangled g3+ ones. Same stuff really :)
On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 12:55 PM, meredith scheff <satiredun at gmail.com>wrote:
> what's wrong with it? My current ancient macbook is dying in a
> non-excellent way (backlight is going out). If it's fixable, and no one
> minds, I am good at fixin' dem macs.
> On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 12:44 PM, Jason Dusek <jason.dusek at gmail.com>wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 01:43, Brian Morris <cymraegish at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > The Macbook air had a copy of an installer DVD cloned to the hard drive
>> > (like the hd was the dvd), wanted to install over itself on boot up and
>> > complained that it couldn't do that (I wonder why). [...]
>> > Please let me know a) if you are owner of MB Air...
>> I abandoned the MacBook Air at NB. Isky took over stewardship
>> of it; last I heard, he was working on putting Snow Leopard on
>> it. If you can get Linux on it that would be pretty cool.
>> Isky, what do you think about all this? I would just like to
>> see my old Air be put to good use.
>> Jason Dusek
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