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Re: Status of Debian for PPC's?

David Welton writes:

Cc: to debian-ppc which is the appropriate list

> I recently started working at a new job, where I will be maintaining the
> PERL code for an ad agency, and given that the prevelant platform here is,
> of course, the mac, I have become interested in putting some sort of Linux
> on it.  Ideally, it would be some form of Debian.  I don't see anything on
> www.debian.org after a cursory search, and www.linuxppc.org apears to be
> down for the moment.

> Is there someone involved with porting Debian to this architecture that
> could tell me how feasible it would be to use it to do real work with the
> 7600 that I have available?

I have a PowerPC sitting right next to me running Linux.  It is supposed
to work as ppc.debian.org for developing Debian on it.  The only barrier
is some trouble with the networking.  Somehow routing doesn't work
correct and I haven't been able to fix it yet.  Actually all I have
is a serial terminal line.



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