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Re: experiences with Debian Alpha

On Thu, 11 Nov 2004 17:35:00 +1300, Steven Jones <steven.jones@vuw.ac.nz> 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

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