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Re: 42T microchannel..... again

On Wed, 2005-06-08 10:41:56 -0400, Mike Martin <sydneymartin@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have an IBM 42T. It's a PowerPC but with microchannel (MCA). Is there any 
> way to make it useful for Linux? I have read that there is no MCA support in 

Right now: no.

> Linux, I've read that the 42T won't work as a result. I've also read that 
> Debian has limited MCA support ....

...but this MCA support is IBM PS/2 specific.

> So, one last time: Can I run Linux on a 42T?

Not right now, but a friend of me is (slowly) working on getting a Bull
Escala up'n'running. It's still at the disassemble-all-the-ROMs phase so
you need to be patient (or help disassembling/hacking).

> And a bonus questions: Can I run anything else (besides AIX) on a 42T?

Maybe NetBSD, but that's only a guess.


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