[CentOS] Sparc?

Timo Schoeler timo.schoeler at riscworks.net
Fri Oct 16 08:45:40 UTC 2009


-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1

thus Stephen Nelson-Smith spake:
| Hi,
|
|> Can anyone recommend a good OS for a machine that will do apache,
|> postfix, mysql, etc.
|
| Do you have a specific reason not to use Solaris?
|
| If you don't want to do that I've had excellent results with Debian on
| Sparc, and NetBSD.
|
| S.

IIRC there were (and maybe, still are) difficulties of Linux using the
(P)MMU in SPARC(64) CPUs, resulting in performance hits. I'm not sure if
it was fixed (during the years), though.

Timo

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.5 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: Using GnuPG with CentOS - http://enigmail.mozdev.org

iD8DBQFK2CSjfg746kcGBOwRArzHAKCOeDyDXCrPYrZQ6pDMHvyrsxxHOQCgvog5
cK9LfaI2GZivlWEfWNSwSpQ=
=NtFE
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


More information about the CentOS mailing list