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Re: Etch running on an emulated DECstation

Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Michel Lespinasse <walken@zoy.org> [2006-09-05 03:07]:
> > * I see the Decstation 3max is listed as supported hardware at
> >   http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/manual/en.mipsel/ch02s01.html
> > 
> >   How much testing do Debian kernels get on such hardware ?
> Not much.  We asked for people to test and fix the kernel on such
> hardware and while some people were still interested in DECstation
> support not much came out of it in terms of help.  From my point of
> view, DECstation support will be dropped for etch. (Unless, of course,
> someone steps forward and fixes the kernel and tests the installer.)

FWIW, I recently got a DECstation 5000/200, which may help in keeping
the DECstation support up for etch. I haven't tested the machine yet.


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