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Installation of red hat linux

Jayapal AP
Advisor

Installation of red hat linux

Please can You help me How to install the red hat linux 6.2 on hp 9000 workstation? These workstation has the configuration of 4.5GB hard disk,128MB RAM,Model HP 9000/700.
Jayapal AP
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RikTytgat
Honored Contributor

Re: Installation of red hat linux

Hi,

I don't think it is possible. RedHat does not support PA-RISC (yet). I've heard of a project to port Linux to PA-RISC, but there are no official releases yet.

Bye,
Rik.
Mike McKinlay
Honored Contributor

Re: Installation of red hat linux

Carly Fiorina spoke at Networld+InterOp last week about HP's desire to embrace open source and support LINUX. Given HP's desire to control their systems as much as possible, either HP will release their own version of LINUX for PA-RISC or they won't support it at all.

HP's focus on LINUX seems to be strictly on the Intel platform. Since they give away the OS with their PA-RISC platform, it will be difficult to see how they can make a LINUX port "pay" its way.
"Hope springs eternal."
Timothy Keller
Occasional Advisor

Re: Installation of red hat linux

Check out this link... This is the puffin group. There doing the offical port of linux to the pa-risc architecture. They've got a listing of what they do and don't support.

http://parisc-linux.org/index.html

Best of luck

Tim.
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