[parisc-linux-announce] PA-RISC Linux 0.9.3

Matt Taggart taggart@carmen.fc.hp.com
Tue, 11 Dec 2001 22:57:30 -0700

Version 0.9.3 of PA-RISC Linux Released

On December 11, 2001 the PA-RISC Linux development community announced
version 0.9.3, the latest version of Linux for computers using Hewlett
Packard's PA-RISC processor. This release is the latest in a series
representing several years of work by developers in the Free Software
community including developers from The Debian Project, Hewlett Packard,
ESIEE, and Linuxcare.

Improvments in the 0.9.3 release include

Linux Kernel 2.4.9
SMP support 1-4 way
STI framebuffer graphics
Improved SCSI driver
EISA/ISA support
HP-UX compatibility support
Glibc 2.2.4
Latest Debian Installer
over 80% Debian packages available
X Windows System
Xinerama support
KDE and Gnome environments

The 0.9.3 release install CDROM images and related documentation can be
found at


Information about PA-RISC Linux is available at


Any questions or comments about the release should be directed to the
mailing list at


Matt Taggart        Linux Development Lab
taggart@fc.hp.com   HP Linux Systems Operation