[rescue] Itanium (v1 not 2) any use?
patrick at mail.zill.net
Wed Apr 6 12:41:39 CDT 2005
On Wed, Apr 06, 2005 at 12:41:52PM -0500, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-04-06 at 00:18 -0400, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> > I came across a 4-way Itanium (not Itanium 2) system.
> > What OSes will run on this? Is the chip a real dog or is it OK once
> > you stay all-64bit?
> Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 will run on the Itanium 1. None of the
> other versions of RHEL will. AFAIK, all of the upstream support in 2.4
> for Itanium 1 is gone (and 2.6 never supported it).
> I used to have one of those beasts under my desk at work. :)
Can you characterize performance on it? And you are saying there is
no support for Itanium 1 in 2.6?
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