Re: sparcs in general
On Tue, Aug 20, 2002 at 02:01:38AM -0400, Kevin J. Kalupson wrote:
> I've been running debian for over two years now on PC's and now doing server
> related things as well. I am about to acquire a sparc 5 and a sparc 10
> workstation. Will they work in a similar fashion as a PC? What I mean is,
> will I be able to install debian and have them function as stand alone
> machines on my network or are the dependent some how on a larger sun server?
> I have allready assumed answers to these questions but I have learned to know
> better than to count on assumptions. Does anyone have any recomendations for
> a new sun with linux user, etc?
It's a computer just like any other computer. The functionality you get
depends on the OS you install. Installing Debian on the SS 5 or 10 would
give you a system that operates more or less like your PC does.
Debian - http://www.debian.org/
Linux 1394 - http://linux1394.sourceforge.net/
Subversion - http://subversion.tigris.org/
Deqo - http://www.deqo.com/