See also the official project page at http://www.freebsd.org/platforms/ppc.html.

Note: If you're adding relevant information here, please poke someone to update its source document at ppc.xml.

Developer notes

Supported Hardware

Getting started


See powerpc/ports.


Xorg should work on all supported Apple hardware. Console restore after leaving X11 may or may not work, depending on your graphics hardware.

Peter Grehan tested X11 on:

On ATI Radeon-based machines there are still some problems:

X11 on Power8/Power9 is still a work in progress.


uaudio(4) works. snd_ai2s(4) and snd_davbus(4) support built-in audio on various Mac models.

powerpc (last edited 2019-03-15 05:42:24 by Bdragon28)