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Re: How mature is debian ia64?

On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 12:05 +0200, Carl Ekman wrote:
> Hello,
> I currently run gentoo amd64 on my acer aspire 5002wlmi. However, I prefer 
> debian (especially because gentoo makes such a sloppy distinction of free and 
> non-free software so that I might accidently use non-free software).
> Now I wonder, is the ia64 port a development thing or is it as stable as I 
> could expect from sarge on i386?
> Could I even use debian installer and have everything almost automatically set 
> up?
> Regards,
> Carl Ekman

IA64 is stable.  However, it's for Itanium family processors.  The amd64
port of debian is what you need for your 5002wlm.  See


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