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Re: IBM 7025-F50

I will try some debian installs on it.
For some unknown reason, i like unix boxes :)
So far i tried debian on HP 720, SUN 10, IBM p710 LPAR.

I also have one INDY/MIPS, SUN BLADE 1000 waiting for linux.
And nearby is one HP L2000 and one HP rx4000 series server as candidates.


On 05/15/2013 05:16 PM, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 12:11:57PM +0300, Gasha wrote:
I can get old IBM 7025-F50 box.

Is there any chance to put any recent kernel on to it?
I saw only reports to install debian 3.0 / sarge

Are there any hidden problems?
Looking up the specs, I don't see any obvious reason it shouldn't work
even with a current release.  It is a CHRP powerpc machine with open
firmware.  Perfectly normal it seems.

I would give it a try if you have one.

Obviously at 332MHz 604e it won't be fast.  Also depends whether it has
128MB ram, or has been expanded to a more resonable amount.  Obviously
having more than 1 cpu would be nice.

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