[rescue] Total corporate madness (

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Aug 7 15:35:52 CDT 2003

On Thursday, August 7, 2003, at 04:32 PM, Andrew Weiss wrote:
>>   Linux on non-x86 platforms is also a "port of a 'very x86' OS".  I 
>> like Linux (as I do FreeBSD) but only on x86 hardware.
> I definitely agree with this one almost.... Linux is VERY good on 
> PPC... probably because of IBM's help.  It is also the easiest to get 
> up and running on Nubus PPC's.
> My firewall/cable access point/NAT/DHCP box is a Powermac 8100/80AV.
> It was funny how night and day it was going from 68k Linux on Quadra 
> 840AV to PPC Linux on the 8100.
> This machine is easily 8 times as fast (it certainly feels like it)

   How's GCC on the PPC?


Dave McGuire                 "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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