Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 14th Feb 2003 03:57 UTC, submitted by ladislav
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris "For the last few weeks I have been reporting on the development cycle of Mandrake 9.1. Then, the presence of an ISO image for Mandrake PPC 9.1 Beta 1 piqued my curiosity, and some days later two ISO images for Mandrake PPC 9.1 Beta 2 were made available on the various mandrake mirrors. Among my obsol... err, I mean, my old computers, I have a 350 MHz iMac which hasn't seen much use for the last 8 months. So without any extraordinary expectations, I decided to attempt the installation of this different flavour of Mandrake Linux. I was in for a few good surprises..." Read the article at DistroWatch.
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Sound
by Sonarman on Fri 14th Feb 2003 05:00 UTC

By the way, regarding sound problems, on kernels of versions 2.4.20 or lower, the dmasound_pmac driver (which I assume Mandrake uses) sounded awful, with a high-pitched whine and stuff, so I used the ALSA driver, which worked OK, although it was a bit of a pain to set up. However, with the newest 2.4.21-preX BenH kernel, the dmasound_pmac drivers have been updated, and they sound great!