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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/

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