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Re: SNI RM400 series

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Subject: Re: SNI RM400 series
From: Kjartan Maraas <kmaraas@fib.hl.no>
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 1998 13:50:18 +0000
Organization: Folkeuniversitetet i Hordaland / Friundervisningen i Bergen
References: <34E83072.749D1EC5@fib.hl.no> <19980216215447.40409@uni-koblenz.de> <34E97806.3B9C9FB6@fib.hl.no>
Sender: kjama@online.no
Kjartan Maraas wrote:
> 
> ralf@uni-koblenz.de wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, Feb 16, 1998 at 12:26:26PM +0000, Kjartan Maraas wrote:
> >
> > > A friend of mine has a chance of getting a RM400 from work.
> > > He's recently started working at Siemens Nixdorf in Norway.
> > >
> > > He is wondering about the status of Linux support for these machines,
> > > and how to help if needed.
> >
> > The small brother RM200 is supported except X (and that I did not publish
> > everything yet ...)  The RM400 shouldn't be too different, except if it's
> > a SMP machine.  The SMP case is a bit more difficult - Alan says a week
> > or so ...
> >
> >   Ralf
> 
> Thank you very much for the info.
> 
> I was told that the machine I mentioned only had one CPU, but that
> could be wrong. Do you know if they are available in as non SMP also?
> 
> I'll relay the info.
> 
> Thanks again
> Kjartan

Back again.

It turns out that the machine is an older version called RM400 model 5,
and has a R3000 CPU. Is this worth the trouble?

Thanks again.

Kjartan

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