[rescue] Modern AS/400 than runs Linux?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 14:54:22 CST 2006

Wes Will wrote:
>>However, from what I understand, you can only run Linux under an LPAR, and 
>>still need OS/400 there to manage things, though I might be wrong.
>>It's a lot easier to find an RS/6000 which will run Linux, and it's
> basically 
>>the same hardware once you get Linux on it..
> I'm going to add a "me too" here, I'd LOVE to have an RS/6000 to run BSD or
> Linux on.  Which distro of linux works best there?  I'm not too keen on
> Debian from past experiences (all bad) with their installer, but I'd be
> willing to take another look at it if I had a reason too (aka "the only one
> that works is Debian").  Also BSD-ism is a possibility.

I would never run Linux on an RS/6K.  I like AIX too much.

Peace...  Sridhar

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