Subject: Re: most FreeBSD-like Linux
To: Jim O'Donald <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mikhail Teterin <email@example.com>
Date: 09/10/1999 14:28:28
Jim O'Donald once wrote:
> Why not use NetBSD or OpenBSD?
On Alpha they all have the same limitation of only being bootable from
SRM. Only Linux can be booted from what's called "MILO", as far as I
understand :( See http://www.alphalinux.com/
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mikhail Teterin [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Friday, September 10, 1999 1:07 PM
> To: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: most FreeBSD-like Linux
> Hi! Being forced into a Linux land by FreeBSD's inability to run on my
> AlphaXL 300, I need to choose a Linux distribution. I'm not asking
> "which is the best one", but "which is the most FreeBSD-like"? I put
> the Debian on so far, and it seems nice, but different from FreeBSD...
> Thanks for your input,
> P.S. Why can't boot/loader or kernel be booted from MILO?