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Re: Requalification of Alpha for etch

At 08:15 PM 10/10/2005, bounce-debian-alpha=rbyrnes=mailshack.com@lists.debian.org wrote:
On Mon, 10 Oct 2005, Rob B wrote:

  > At 03:40 AM 9/10/2005, Falk Hueffner wrote:
  > >Hi,
  > >
  > >following hppa and ia64, I've started a wiki page to start collecting
  > >info for the Alpha requalification for etch:
  > >http://wiki.debian.org/alphaEtchReleaseRecertification
  > >
  > >AFAICS, all criteria but two are given:
  > >
  > >* More developers need to certify in that they're activly developing
  > >   on this architecture.
  > >
  > >* There needs to be another buildd. There have been numerous offers in
  > >   the past. I have no idea what to do to actually make it happen.
  > >
  > >Please feel free to add to the wiki page, especially on these two
  > >points.
  > >
  > >It would also be nice if more people could install popularity-contest,
  > >so that we get a clearer picture on the number of users.
  > Gee, if CPU is an issue there is an 8400 on ebay at the moment for
  > AUD$80 ... 20 min to go :)

Unfortunately the 8400 can't run linux because it's PCI architecture isn't

Otherwise I would have kept mine :(

Bugger .. at AUD$102 it would have been a steal.

PS: been a while since I ran Linux on Alpha - switched to FreeBSD a few years ago

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