[CentOS] CentOS 5 for IA64

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Fri Mar 6 00:21:20 UTC 2009


Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Mar 2009 at 12:55am, Rainer Duffner wrote
>
>> Am 05.03.2009 um 23:06 schrieb Nigel Kendrick:
>>
>>> Can anyone with a well-connected crystal ball suggest a timeframe for an
>>> IA64 release of CentOS 5? Weeks? Months? Never?
>>
>> If you can afford an IA64-box, you can also afford the RHEL licence ;-)
>
> Not to pick nits, but not everyone buys their IA64 hardware.  Some inherit
> it, some have it donated, etc.  It's not necessarily an indication of
> great wealth.

There are other distros you can run ..

http://www.debian.org/ports/ia64/
http://www.debian.org/News/2009/20090214

This release includes numerous updated software packages, such
as the K Desktop Environment 3.5.10 (KDE), an updated version
of the GNOME desktop environment 2.22.2, [..] Xen Hypervisor
3.2.1 (dom0 as well as domU support), OpenJDK 6b11, and more
than 23,000 other ready-to-use software packages (built from
over 12,000 source packages).

nate



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