nathan at vidican.com
Fri Oct 27 17:47:40 UTC 2006
Dennis Slingerland wrote:
> Dear Sir/Madam,
> I would like to install FreeBSD 6.1 on a HP 9000 Machine. The CPU is a
> I can't find any release what's compatible with it. The question is,
> is it
> possible to download a FreeBSD version that runs on a HP 9000 machine ?
> Kind Regards,
> Dennis Slingerland
> The Netherlands
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Officially, FreeBSD supports distributions for the Intel i386 (i386),
Intel Itanium 64 (ia64), AMD 64/Intel EMT64 (amd64), andd Sun Sparc64
platforms. There is no (official) release of FreeBSD ported to the HP
9000. That being said, I'd suggest if you must use the HP 9000 series
PA-RISC architecture, to look to NetBSD. I've used NetBSD myself on
someolder pa-risc boxen, but only for the sake of messing around to be
honest. I'm not certain, but I believe OpenBSD has a port to the HP
PA-RISC platform as well.
nvidican at envieweb.net
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