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SubjectRe: Linux/98?!?
On Tue, 8 Dec 1998, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> On Mon, 7 Dec 1998, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox) said:
> > > > That makes it less dead than MCA bus PCs. And MCA bus merging is a 2.1.x
> > > > target
> > >
> > > I understood that was (at least in part) because of MCA busses in RS/6000
> > > class machines?
> >
> > They may have MCA busses but thats not the reason - the MCA port has been
> > round since the 1.0 era but just never merged before.
>
> AFAIK Linux/PPC doesn't run on RS/6000s with MCA, only with PCI.

AFAIK, the MCA RS/6000's use the PowerProcessor, not the PPC. Thus,
Linux/PPC wouldn't run on those beasts anyway. Correct me if I'm wrong.

Support for the Power I/Power II processors would be welcome though,
allowing us to install Linux on some of our RS/6000-boxes here, just for
the fun of it.

/David
_ _
// David Weinehall <tao@acc.umu.se> /> Northern lights wander \\
// Project MCA Linux hacker // Dance across the winter sky //
\> http://www.acc.umu.se/~tao/ </ Full colour fire </

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