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Subject: Linux/m68k (a free Unix-like OS for Amiga, Atari and VMEbus) MiniFAQ

This article was archived around: 27 Sep 1998 05:31:24 GMT

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Last-modified: Wed, 23 Sep 1998 21:05:04 CDT Maintainer: Chris Lawrence <faq@linux-m68k.org> Posting-Frequency: bi-weekly Archive-name: linux/m68k-faq URL: <http://www.linux-m68k.org/faq/faq.html> Current-FAQ-Version: 2.0.41 (Sun, 20 Sep 1998 23:32:22 CDT)
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Linux/m68k is the version of Linux, a Unix-like operating system distributed under the terms of the Free Software Foundation's GNU General Public License, for computers using the Motorola 68020, 68030, 68040 and 68060 CPUs. Current releases support Amiga, Atari and various m68k-based VME systems from BVM and Motorola; porting efforts are underway to the Apple Macintosh and various 680x0-based workstations (at present, the HP 9000/300 series, HP/Apollo Domain series, NeXT and Sun 3 series). Efforts to port Linux/m68k to other 680x0-based systems are also encouraged. The purpose of the FAQ is to answer common questions about Linux/m68k, in the hope (infinitesimal though it might be) that those questions will not be asked again (since they've already been answered in the FAQ). It is highly advisable to read the FAQ thoroughly before asking questions about Linux/m68k in the newsgroup, on the mailing lists, or directly; failure to read the FAQ in its entirety may result in either no response or an extremely hostile response to your questions, depending on who you ask and what mood they are in. The current, complete FAQ, including information on the specific models of these computers which are supported, is available on the World Wide Web at: http://www.linux-m68k.org/faq/faq.html (The Netherlands) http://ftp.uni-erlangen.de/pub/Linux/LOCAL/680x0/FAQ/faq.html (Germany) It is also available at mirrors of the Linux/m68k Home Pages; see http://www.linux-m68k.org/mirrors.html for a current list. See Section 1 of the FAQ for links to translations of the FAQ to various printable formats (including PostScript, Adobe PDF and DVI). The plain text version of the FAQ can also be found at all Linux/m68k FTP sites and mirrors as "FAQ" or "FAQ.gz" (compressed with GNU gzip). Christian Jacolot a traduit le FAQ en franšais. On peut le retrouver Ó http://web.cnam.fr/Comp/Atari/Linux68k/Faq/ More information about Linux is available on the Internet at http://www.linux.org/; the Linux/m68k Home Pages are located at http://www.linux-m68k.org/ (and several mirrors: see http://www.linux-m68k.org/mirrors.html). Related projects include: Linux/APUS (Linux on PowerPC-based Amigas): http://sunsite.auc.dk/ftp/pub/os/linux/apus/docs/faq.html Microcontroller Linux (Linux on non-MMU-capable m68k machines): http://www.esat.kuleuven.ac.be/~pcoene/index.html Debian GNU/Linux (with an official distribution for m68k): http://www.debian.org/ Questions and comments about this post or the FAQ may be directed to me. General questions about Linux/m68k may be posted to the Usenet newsgroups comp.os.linux.m68k (English) and maus.os.linux68k (Deutsch). Si vous parlez franšais, vous pouvez utiliser le newsgroup fr.comp.os.linux. 'Til next time, Chris Lawrence Linux/m68k FAQ Maintainer -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: 2.6.3a Charset: latin1 Comment: http://pgp.ai.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x2bf083a9 iQCVAwUBNgmoybUAwWgr8IOpAQEx2gQAsyOStuajULV8DdIoW/+tyW45s0rSZcvQ JmXpRuWSH0WF/Qs82r573ugVhMIUUmAcSJJHzH2mmhKkuXMnR4RYTtpiWFNgfe/q Q4shufq7nZsOPe/2nrQ77BpTGP2IjZNtAINk8OKqyeuO/dYY3RxLo/yzw+E/t4ov aNlC5S3Y+4k= =kM/K -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- ============================================================================= | Chris Lawrence | My home page: | | <quango@watervalley.net> | http://www.clark.net/pub/lawrencc/ | | | | | Amiga A4000/040 and | This address has been spam-proofed | | Linux/m68k 2.0.33pl1 | All spam goes to your postmaster | =============================================================================