Re: Requalification of Alpha for etch
At 08:15 PM 10/10/2005,
On Mon, 10 Oct 2005, Rob B wrote:
> At 03:40 AM 9/10/2005, Falk Hueffner wrote:
> >following hppa and ia64, I've started a wiki page to start collecting
> >info for the Alpha requalification for etch:
> >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
> >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