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Re: AMD 64 support



On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Mike A. Harris wrote:

> Red Hat has never to my knowledge produced the operating system for
> non-x86 processors except under contract with a vendor who produces
> systems for the given processor. 

This is just plain wrong; we did Alpha and SPARC both for quite some time 
without being paid to do them.

> While x86 is the mainstay, non-x86 processors have traditionally just
> not been a viable profitable platform to develop the OS for without
> partnerships and contracts to do the work in order to make it
> worthwhile.

That's probably pretty accurate.

-- 
        Peter

I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to
change that here and there.
		-- Feynman




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