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Linux on PowerPC
Posted Jul 16, 2010 23:13 UTC (Fri) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239)
RHEL 6 on the PowerPC?
Posted Jul 17, 2010 17:34 UTC (Sat) by dowdle (subscriber, #659)
Posted Jul 17, 2010 18:06 UTC (Sat) by giraffedata (subscriber, #1954)
Well, I'm confused about the multiple faces of PowerPC. If it takes different code to run on a Macintosh and an IBM System P, how come the distributions (and kernel arch) have always just been called "powerpc" instead of "macintosh" and "ibmp"?
Or is Red Hat just making a statement about what it's willing to fix problems on?
(BTW, IBM renamed the product line in question from "eServer pSeries" to "System P" in 2005, reflecting its admission that the four series of eServer were really separate product lines. In 2000, IBM created the eServer brand in an attempt to present the image that its four lines of computers (previously called System/390, AS/400, RS-6000 and NetVista or something for the x86 machines) were really just one.)
Posted Jul 18, 2010 1:03 UTC (Sun) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
Posted Jul 23, 2010 18:23 UTC (Fri) by ppcaddon (guest, #69221)
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