This document attempts to answer the most common questions about
Linux/mac68k. Please read it before posting questions to the mailing list.
In particular, the FAQ has some information about getting started with Linux
on 68k Macs:
For various reasons, Macs cannot load the Linux kernel directly on
startup. Instead, the Penguin booter is used to load the kernel from MacOS
and boot Linux. This document is a general getting started guide to using
Penguin, and includes a reference to the various settings.
Includes information and links for obtaining m68k cross-compilers for use
on Linux systems.
Includes instructions for building kernels and links to m68k cross-compilers
for use on Mac OS X systems.
A study in both the technical and human issues in porting the
Linux OS to a new M68K target platform. And an analysis of the
effectiveness of the platform independent features of the Macintosh.
Mostly however an essay on the dangers of saying
"Well all you need to do is..."
Discusses the long-term relevance of open source projects like this one.