Subject: Re: Qube 2 - 1.6.1 and 3
To: Brian McEwen <>
From: Andy Ruhl <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 01/10/2007 19:31:03
On 1/10/07, Brian McEwen <> wrote:
> I've looked at those a couple of times on ebay; I had no idea the
> regular i386 would not run on them.  BlueQuartz the only modern
> thing?  or Debian?
> Since support for the MIPS is decent for the niche, I just assumed
> i386 would be a no-brainer.

I think it's the boot process that's non standard. It's not a PC after
all... But it's binary compatible of course.

Why there are no ports based on i386 I have no idea. There are i386
based machines that don't boot like PCs but there are no ports made
for them. I don't get it.