[rescue] is anyone running Linux on a rescued UltraSparc?

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 11 21:28:44 CDT 2003

--- Chris Hedemark <chris at yonderway.com> wrote:
> On Friday, April 11, 2003, at 11:54 AM, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> > Tried Aurora Linux, it is not ready for prime-time, in my
> > estimation... It loaded slowly, ran not so fast, and had lots
> > of odd little problems.
> When was this?  What release?  And what hardware configuration?

When Mr. Bill posted the link, I downloaded the 5 (GAG!) discs and
installed it on a 256 Meg U1-170 or 200 (I can't remember now)...

I seem to recall the most interesting problem was that the 'date'
command was an x86 executable... ;^)


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