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Re: comments on Debian Alpha HOWTO

"joost" == joost  <joost@pc47.mpn.cp.philips.com> writes:
> I have just acquired a Multia and it took me some RTFM'ing before I
> found (IIRC in the debian-alpha archive) that I have to use the
> "noname" disks for this subarchitecture.

> Would it be possible to provide images with the label "multia" or at
> least symlink those to noname?  AFAIK the multia's are one of the
> most widespread alphas.

I cannot comment on this possibility.  However, my job is to help
provide the Alpha user with sufficient information so that (a) they
know whether their architecture is supported by the boot-floppies, and
(b) know what boot images they should use, any special instructions
for SRM or MILO, etc.

You can help me by answering this question:

 + does the information at
   help you out?  Should I provide something like that in teh
   boot-floppies package?

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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