Re: experiences with Debian Alpha
On Thu, 11 Nov 2004 17:35:00 +1300, Steven Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Has anybody set up Debian on an Alpha?
> Specifically a DS10?
> If so, can you point me at some docs / hints / tips / pit falls to avoid to start such a install?
> I want to build a hi-speed sendmail/postfix gateway with clamav if I can. Easy on intel, but this is my first alpha box and the only hardware I have available for now.
The debian alpha mailing lists can help you there. Aside from the
architecture differences (e.g. SRM, bootloader is aboot, first disk
must be partitioned BSD-style, etc), you shouldn't experience anything
else different, given the task you have to do.
Paolo Alexis Falcone