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Debian GNU/Linux bootable on Corel's NetWinder

Debian GNU/Linux
Debian GNU/Linux bootable on Corel's NetWinder
October 12, 1998

>> News

It is now possible to boot the Corel NetWinder Computer with Debian 
GNU/Linux, thanks to the work of Jim Pick and the other team members of the 
Debian Arm port.  A disk image with instructions on how to use it is 
available from


A kernel package of the new ELF kernel (some notes are available at
<http://www.netwinder.org/~ralphs/knotes.html>) is available from


This alleviates the need for the chroot environment that previous 
development work was being conducted in, and allows work to progress even 
faster than before.  This will also allow more people to join in the 
development effort easily.

>> About Debian

Debian GNU/Linux is a free distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system.
It is maintained and updated through the work of many users who volunteer 
their time and effort.

Linux kernel based operating systems are POSIX based, freely distributable, 
and includes features such as true multitasking, virtual memory, shared 
libraries, demand loading, proper memory management, TCP/IP networking, and 
other features consistent with Unix-type systems.  It is used by individuals 
and organizations worldwide.

>> Contact Information

For further information about the Debian project, please send email to 
press@debian.org or visit the Debian homepage at <http://www.debian.org/>.

More information about the Debian GNU/Linux Netwinder/Arm port is available 
at <http://www.debian.org/ports/arm/>.

For more information regarding the Debian GNU/Linux Netwinder/Arm port, 
please visit the Debian ARM web page at <http://www.debian.org/ports/arm/>, 
or subscribe to the Debian ARM mailing list <debian-arm@lists.debian.org>.  
This can be done at <http://www.debian.org/MailingLists/subscribe.html>.

For more information about Corel Computer Corp. or the NetWinder, please 
visit Corel Computer's web site at <http://www.corelcomputer.com/> or send 
email to Oliver Bendzsa <oliverb@corelcomputer.com>.

The Netwinder home page is <http://www.netwinder.org>.

>> Credits

  Thanks to David Welton <davidw@gate.cks.com> for writing this release.  
Thanks also to the entire Debian ARM Team for their work on the 
distribution, and to Corel Computer for their technical help.

Nils Lohner				E-Mail: lohner@debian.org
Debian Press Contact                    Press:  press@debian.org

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