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Re: Bug#198158: architecture i386 isn't i386 anymore



On Sun, Jun 29, 2003 at 02:13:48PM -0400, Nathan Hawkins wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2003 at 04:24:23PM -0400, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 26, 2003 at 09:44:30AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > 
> > > On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 02:04:54PM -0500, Gunnar Wolf wrote:
> > > > ports - NetBSD gives us the potential to bring Debian to _many_ new
> > > > platforms. 
> > > 
> > > It's not that many actually.  The only CPU that NetBSD claims to support
> > > but Linux doesn't is the pc532.  Also the (umerged) Linux VAX and arm26
> > > aren't really useable unlike their NetBSD counterparts.
> > 
> > However, NetBSD doesn't run on IA64 or S/390 as far as I know, while Debian
> > does.
> 
> Of course, FreeBSD (5.0) does run on IA64, so I suspect it won't be that
> long before NetBSD has a port to it. I also recall seeing that people
> are in the process of porting both FreeBSD and NetBSD to S/390.

Not to mention a (reasonably close to?) working amd64 port (recently
renamed).
-- 
Joel Baker <fenton@debian.org>

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