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Re: Off Topic: Sparc (see -devel for origin)


Due to a nice mess-up I forgot to cc this list. To avoid flooding ppl please
comment on -devel threat to respond to the CC-ed ppl as well.


On Thu, Apr 15, 1999 at 05:24:23PM -0700, bradleyb@shelob.classrooms.washington.edu wrote:
> yes, Debian 2.1 was released for sparc.
> release notes are at:
> http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/sparc/release-notes/index.html
> also, check out: http://www.debian.org/ports/sparc/

But that doesn't answer his question, unless you know for *sure* that a
sun4 VME based architecture is supported. I'll for one don't know this...

I'll cross-post this to debian-sparc as well...



> > For lack of a quicker source of information:
> > I have a sparc server 630MP.  It has no video card.  I figure I can
> > install via a terminal on the serial port, But my question is this:  Is
> > this hardware even supported?  The only partial answer I can get is on
> > Redhat's site which says THEY don't support a sun4 VME based arcatecture.
> > Is this the same with the latest kernel?  Anyone want to give me some
> > pointers?
> > 
> > Andrew

B. Warmerdam                                              GNU/Debian Linux
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