[ale] I bought Libranet 2.8.1 yesterday. One word, awesome!!
runman at speedfactory.net
Wed Feb 4 19:05:45 EST 2004
All 3 BSD's (Open, Free, and Net)support nearly all architectures
(386,sparc,sparc64, etc....). In fact, I thought NetBSD's claim to fame is
to support the most architectures. Choice is good. I like being able to
use one OS on systems of differing architectures.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ale-bounces at ale.org [mailto:ale-bounces at ale.org]On Behalf Of Ray
> Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2004 5:55 PM
> To: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts
> Subject: Re: [ale] I bought Libranet 2.8.1 yesterday. One word,
> On Tue, 2004-02-03 at 17:57, Geoffrey wrote:
> > Ray Knight wrote:
> > > Everyone disses the debian install program. But remember essentially
> > > the same install program runs on every architecture debian supports
> > > including at least x86 PCs, m68k Macs, Amigas, Ataris, PPC Macs,
> > > Sparcs, and SGI Indys to name just a few. Try to name one other
> > > distribution that supports more than 2 architectures.
> > I applaud Debian for their efforts, but let's face it:
> > 1. Who needs to support more than 2 architectures?
> No one needs this. But isn't it good that we have a free distribution
> available for almost every architecture supported by the Linux kernel?
> > 2. Spreading a poorly designed install interface across multiple arch.
> > is not exactly a good thing.
> There is a new install interface available for some architectures in
> testing. It's just taking a long time because the Debian policy is to
> attempt support all architectures.
> Ray Knight <audilover at atlantabroadband.com>
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