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Feauturing: Information on running Linux on workstation equipment.
Beware that only the Alpha and to some extent the Sparc ports are ready for the "real-world", the rest are only suitable for "hackers" and others with a keen interest in the matter.
Linux on Workstations

Linux on DEC Alpha
Information http://www.azstarnet.com/~axplinux/
www.alphalinux.org
Status Stable
Mailinglist linux-alpha@vger.rutgers.edu
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Kernels Included in the stable kernels since 2.0.1 ???
Distributions RedHat 4.1 or newer
FAQ http://www.azstarnet.com/~axplinux/FAQ.html
Linux on Sun SparcStations
Information Linux for SPARC Processors
RedHat hardware compatibibility list
Status Works on most 4c and 4m machines without VME bus.
Boots and is starting to be usable on 4u (UltraSparc's).
Linux can be used for "real-world" work on some 4c and 4m machines, but ther's problems with some models and peripherals. The most up-to-date info on this can be gotten from browsing mailing-list archives and DejaNews.
Mailinglist sparclinux@vger.rutgers.edu
sparc-list@redhat.com
debian-sparc@lists.debian.org
See Linux for SPARC Processors: Mailing Lists for usage information and archives of old postings
Kernels ftp://vger.rutgers.edu/pub/linux/Sparc/
Distributions RedHat 4.1 or newer
FAQ http://www.geog.ubc.ca/s_linux/faq.html
A heavy-duty site using it The hardware behind vger
Linux on SGI Indy
Information http://www.linux.sgi.com/
Status It's a work in progress and is at the moment only suited for the developers, not for real-world usage.
Runs on only the SGI Indy.
Emacs, apache and some other non-graphical applications works.
X11 binaries have recently appeared.
Primary software archive ftp://ftp.linux.sgi.com/pub
Kernels Included in the 2.1 series development kernels
Distributions none
FAQ http://www.linux.sgi.com/faq.html
Linux on various MIPS based workstations
Information linux-mips-faq
linux-mips-news
http://www.linux.sgi.com/
ftp://ftp.fnet.fr/linux-mips/doc
Linux on DECStations
Status It's a work in progress and is at the moment only suited for the developers, not for real-world usage.
The degree of usefullness varies among the different machines.
Primary software archive ftp://ftp.linux.sgi.com/pub
ftp://ftp.fnet.fr/linux-mips
Kernels Included in the 2.1 series development kernels
Distributions none
FAQ http://lena.fnet.fr
 
Last updated by Kristian Elof Sørensen on Dec. the 5. 1998