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Re: 64bit PPC and Debian

On Fri, Nov 05, 2004 at 02:42:53PM +0100, Helge Kreutzmann wrote:
> Hello Sven,
> On Fri, Nov 05, 2004 at 12:28:21PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 09:58:22AM +0100, Helge Kreutzmann wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > > my current 64bit machine is reaching EOL and I am looking for a
> > > replacement. One option I seriously consider is using the current
> > > 64bit machines from Apple.
> > 
> > One question, what are you going to do with the old EOLfed machine ? 
> My alpha will stay. But it shows some strange segmentation faults and
> I am afraid it will not live very much. So I want to quickly move and
> keep it for maintaining aboot, if possible.

Oh, it is an alpha, i thought it was an IBM 64bit machine.

> > I am currently trying to get d-i to work with real 64bit kernels, altough
> > cross compiled ones. This would still install mostly the 32bit userland
> > though, and i am not sure it will really work quickly, but once sarge is out
> > of the door, we will hopefully quickly have a better chance to get things
> > working.
> Great. Unfortunately the Apple-machines look a little space
> constraint, and I know how quickly add-on cards and additional drives
> pile up, so I am still deciding. (And I figured the IBM Power-machines
> are quite a bit beyond my budget). 

euh, i was under the impression it is huge and roomy, but maybe i am wrong.


Sven Luther

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