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Re: Cobalt Qube

On 29-Nov-98 Jim Pick wrote:
>  Gerhard Poul <gp@atnet.at> writes:
> > Is there someone who uses a Cobalt Qube out there???
> > 
> > I asked on #debian and they told me that there was a message on
> > debian-devel
> > about it. But I'm not able to find it in the Mailing list archives.
> > 
> > Please let me tell why I'm interested in these Cobalt Qubes...
> > 
> > I really like the hardware they have. But I really dislike these
> > Web-Interfaces and all these special things.
> > 
> > That's why I'm looking for a way to install debian on it. With ssh and all
> > these things...
>  I've heard nice things about their hardware.  The Cobalt RaQ looks
>  sort of interesting.  Plus Dave Miller works there.  :-)
>  There has been some interest in a MIPS port, and there is a mailing
>  list - see:
>    http://www.debian.org/ports/mips/
> >From what I understand, the Cobalt hardware comes with a Red Hat based
>  distribution.  I think that it is different from the MIPS you'd find
>  on an SGI machine, as it is little endian.  (Correct me if I'm wrong)

IIRC, the MIPS processor is rather unique in that it can operate with either
big-endian or little-endian byte order.


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