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Re: [SLE] IA-64
  • From: Carl Hartung <suselinux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 29 May 2006 13:24:50 -0400
  • Message-id: <200605291324.50382.suselinux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 29 May 2006 10:46, Bryan J. Smith wrote:
> The IA-64 systems are _proprietary_ -- so there are only a few IA-64
> systems that are supported, because so few exist.
>
> IA-64 is _not_ an open architecture. Alpha, MIPS, SPARC (which is an
> IEEE standard), etc... are open architectures.

Hi Bryan,

The important point is the next time someone inquires about SLES 9 on IA64
architecture, there /is/ a SUSE port available. They need to boot the SP3 CD
to install it. SLES 10/IA64 is pending the appearance of an intern ;-)

regards,

Carl

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