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Re: RS 6000

Subject: Re: RS 6000
From: (Tor Arntsen)
Date: Wed, 28 May 1997 21:43:09 +0200
In-reply-to: Sven Neumann <> "RS 6000" (May 28, 20:28)
On May 28, 20:28, Sven Neumann wrote:
>I've got a short question about the status of Linux/MIPS. A friend of
>mine got his hands on a machine that is said to have a RS 6000 cpu. It
>was fabricated by IBM (at least the label says so). Unfortunatley I
>don't have any more details about the computer now, but I would like to
>know if there's a chance that we might Linux working on that machine?

(I've already sent one response but you never know the sequence they
 arrive in..)

I guess you're thinking about a MIPS R6000, but it's a different CPU. 
The IBM RS6000 is more like a PowerPC I believe -- at least I have IBM 
binaries that can execute on both.  But MIPS it ain't..


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