Subject: Re: Community Issues ** LONG **
To: Ken Nakata <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <email@example.com>
Date: 02/22/1999 19:30:00
Ken Nakata wrote:
> > > They have. They're doing Alpha, and I think they did Sparc.
> > No, they have not done SPARC.
> Just out of curiosity. I've heard Sun has done a port of FreeBSD to
> SPARC. Is it true? When I heard it, I thought it was a shame they
> didn't just take NetBSD/sparc. Would it be possible they didn't know
> any better than porting an OS when there's a perfectly fine OS already
> running on their platform?
AFAIK FreeBSD/sparc is copy/clone of NetBSD/sparc.
I've heard Debian Linux folks got a few sparc64 machines from Sun,
but I may well be wrong.
Jaromir Dolecek <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.ics.muni.cz/~dolecek/
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