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Re: Debian On Sparc



* Canavan, Paul (O&M) <Paul.Canavan@DIGIFONE.COM> [001215 03:35]:
> I have a Sparc 5 Model 170 and I wish to install Linux onto it, could
> some one confirm that the Debian version is a good path to go down for
> this Machine.  It has been said that the Model 170 is not very good
> with Linux because of it's Turbosparc chip. I would also appreciate
> any tips regarding this bearing in mind that I am new to Linux and
> Sparc workstations.

Most distributions available for SPARC should work (to some extent) on
an ss5/170... but don't expect stability with any of them.  The issues
are with kernel support for it...



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