HP 9000

Frank Bonnet f.bonnet at esiee.fr
Sat Oct 28 05:31:38 UTC 2006

Nathan Vidican a écrit :
> 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.

There is also a Linux version see at  http://www.parisc-linux.org/

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