OT: Licenses on Sparc servers (wuz: Fedora on SUN Ultra sparc10)

Matt Rowley matt at arin.net
Tue May 11 15:36:00 UTC 2004

> NetBSD and OpenBSD are not as mature on the UltraSPARCs as Aurora
> Linux is.   In particular, the last I looked at OpenBSD for sun4u SMP
> was not supported.   Linux on sun4u supports excellent SMP.  Many

That's true, but not the whole truth.  OpenBSD has no SMP support at 
all, regardless of hardware architecture.  That said, it runs great on 
Sparc and Sparc64.

> other things make Aurora Linux  an excellent choice, and one that
> will at some point be a Fedora-based one.   And this IS Fedora-list,
> right?  There are other SPARC Linux dists, like  Debian and Gentoo,
> but this being Fedora-List we'll restrict ourselves to  Aurora, since
> it is closest to the current Fedora of the bunch.

Why not take this discussion to an Aurora list?  Fedora doesn't run on 

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