[clug] Best distro for a sparcstation?
sjh at svana.org
Mon Jun 2 03:49:46 GMT 2008
On Sun, Jun 01, 2008 at 08:46:21PM -0700, Jason Stokes wrote:
> I was going to ask someone if they could burn me a Ubuntu distro for sparc
> at the next meeting, but I just read that Ubuntu have stopped their sparc
> support. (Dola.com.au have some ultrasparcs going cheap and I thought I
> would play with one). So my question becomes, what's the best
> distribution for the sparc platform at the moment? Debian?
Ubuntu still has sparc ther same way they still have powerpc, it is in the
ports directory on the cd image mirrors.
This is on mirror.linux.org.au (hosted at ANU)
disco:/srv/ubuntu-releases/ports/8.04# ls -l *sparc*
-rw-r--r-- 1 root ftpmaster 614707200 2008-04-24 05:04 ubuntu-8.04-alternate-sparc.iso
-rw-r--r-- 1 root ftpmaster 23686 2008-04-24 19:22 ubuntu-8.04-alternate-sparc.iso.torrent
-rw-r--r-- 1 root ftpmaster 122880 2008-04-24 19:22 ubuntu-8.04-alternate-sparc.jigdo
-rw-r--r-- 1 root ftpmaster 86716 2008-04-24 05:04 ubuntu-8.04-alternate-sparc.list
-rw-r--r-- 1 root ftpmaster 10238831 2008-04-24 05:04 ubuntu-8.04-alternate-sparc.template
Which is served from the directory
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