[parisc-linux] A question...

Matthew Wilcox matthew@wil.cx
Thu, 3 Aug 2000 12:40:03 -0400

On Wed, Aug 02, 2000 at 10:03:44AM -0500, Eric Schnoebelen wrote:
> Richard Massa writes:
> - I've got this exemplar in my office, it has 16 233 megahertz
> - processors.  I was wondering if its possible to run parisc-linux
> - on the machine...
> 	I suspect it will _never_ be possible to run
> parisc-linux (or any Open Source OS) on the Exemplar Series
> systems (especialy the SPP1x00 systems) as they are entirely
> different than the HP PARISC workstation/server systems.

Never say `Never' :-)  There was a port of SparcLinux to some Fujitsu
Sparc-based machine at anu.edu.au whose name currently escapes me.
It just takes the will and sufficient documentation.  The latter part
is of course scarce on discontinued products.

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