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SubjectRe: OT: Distribution for Power4 Machines
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On Wed, 11 Aug 2004 08:34:42 -0700, Dave Hansen wrote:

> On Wed, 2004-08-11 at 08:21, Martin J. Bligh wrote:
>> > sorry for the most likely off-topic post. Are there any distributions
>> > out there that support IBM Power4 systems (pSeries machines)?
>>
>> RH, SuSE and Debian all do, though maybe only the expensive enterprise
>> versions of the former 2.
>
> You can install Debian, it's just a bit of a pain. You basically have
> to replace the installer kernel with your own, and use the debian
> root.bin floppy as your kernel initrd.

Um. Dude. That's old.

Thanks to Sven Luther our new installer fully supports power4 (as far as
I know, I don't personally own one.)

http://gluck.debian.org/cdimage/testing/daily/powerpc/current/

should contain a CD image that can boot your machine.

--
Joshua Kwan


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