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Re: sparc hardware added to boot-floppies Installation Manual

On 03 Feb 1999 13:07:42 -0500, Steve Dunham <dunham@cse.msu.edu> said:
> There will not be a sparc64 release of Debian for a long time _but_
> the "sparc" Debian runs just fine on an Ultra as long as you're
> using a 64-bit kernel.  The sparc64 kernel does sparc "emulation" -
> essentially, it can run 32-bit binaries, and handles the 32-bit
> syscalls appropriately.  This is how the UltraPenguin distribution
> works.

So just replace the kernel?  Are we shipping a Sparc 64-bit kernel
with the Installation Manual?  What do I tell people running SUN4u in
the Installation Manual?

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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