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Re: Debian / RS6000

>>>>> "John" == John Galt <galt@inconnu.isu.edu> writes:

    John> You're SOL.  The POWER architecture is unsupported even on
    John> NetBSD.

    John> On Sat, 21 Jul 2001, Zenon Braga F. wrote:

    >> I would like to know if I can install Debian on a IBM RS6000
    >> E30.  If it could not be possible, what other operational
    >> system do you recommend to install, please, don't say AIX,
    >> because I'm trying to update my version (AIX 4.3) to AIX 5.0
    >> but IBM says that I must pay for it.

Hmm, I've always wanted to try this but never found the time. As far
as I can see after a google search, is that E30 was working in the 2.1
series but I can't find any references after that which may mean that
it depends on what hardware you've got (SCSI/IDE, graphics card). At
any rate, ask on debian-powerpc as they might have a clue.

(Here is a link with one comment about this :-


and from Yellow Dog Linux (but note no mention of E30) :-




Adrian Phillips

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