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On Fri, 5 Feb 1999, Jacopo Silva wrote:
> Sorry for my stupid questions :-) ...
No such thing as a stupid question; only a stupid answer. Or so I think it
goes. I just woke up. :)
> Does anyone out there know if the IBM RS/6000 Risc PPC platform is supported
> by the Linux PPC port ?
Depends on which RS/6000 you're talking about. They're not all PowerPC
603, 603e, 604, or 604e based. There's other PowerPC's out there, you
> Wich OS do you suggest for a Proxy/DNS server I'm just configuring? Aix or
> Linux. I'd rather prefer Linux, but I want to be sure about Linux PPC
> stability vs IBM original Aix.
I personally would go with Linux. In my experience, AIX isn't exactly the
greatest for DNS, I haven't tried it for a proxy before. IMO, AIX isn't
worth the headaches for anything except DB2.
> Last question:
> Is the Linux PPC 64 bit addressing compliant?
No, it is not, as far as I know. The Linux kernel currently does NOT
support the PowerPC RS64 or PowerPC RS64 II processors. (The name is
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- Re: RS/6000
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