[ILUG] Linux and Alpha 100
Patrick.Dempster at compaq.com
Tue Nov 16 16:42:16 GMT 1999
You can get it from John Winters at the Linux emporium. It usually arrives
within a day or two.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Patton, Tony [mailto:Tony.Patton at NWIFHE.AC.UK]
> Sent: 16 November 1999 16:17
> To: 'Irish Linux Users Group'
> Subject: [ILUG] Linux and Alpha 100
> Has anyone have experience of installing Linux on an Alpha
> 1000 4/233? At
> work the Alpha 1000 was replaced with an Alpha 800 w/ Compaq
> running accounts and administration via Oracle 7.3.4. What
> we would like to
> do is to install linux on the Alpha 1000 and then transfer
> the accounts
> package to it as a) Unix on the 1000 is not y2k compliant,
> and b) it will
> ease the workload of the 800.
> Here are a few questions!
> 1. Is it easy/difficult to install linux on the server?
> 2. Will Oracle for Unix run on the Linux box?
> 3. Is it worthwhile doing the above?
> Also it would be appreciated if anyone could give me details
> of where to
> obtain Alpha linux locally.
> Tony Patton, North West Institute of Further & Higher
> Education, Derry
> Good programmers don't die,
> The just GOSUB without RETURN.
> Irish Linux Users' Group: ilug at linux.ie
> http://www.linux.ie/mailman/listinfo/ilug for
> (un)subscription information.
> List maintainer: listmaster at linux.ie
More information about the ILUG