[lug] Does this sound reasonable?

Davide Del Vento davide.del.vento at gmail.com
Mon Mar 22 08:57:56 MDT 2010

Just a gut feeling: RedHat (or relatives, like Fedora or CentOS).
IBM's documentation site (publib.boulder.ibm.com) has some info about
AIX/Linux on Power machines.

On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 08:22, Kenneth D. Weinert
<kenw at quarter-flash.com> wrote:
> I've a quick project - trying to duplicate an old system.
> It's an rs6000 running AIX 4.3.3. We have the hardware, but there's some
> old software (Universe database) that's being a bit more problematic.
> My thought is this:
> 1) duplicate the filesystem layout from the old system onto the new system
> 2) create a tar file for each filesystem.
> 3) boot up a Linux PPC live cd, apply the tar files to the proper file
> systems.
> 4) reboot
> The question is this: will a modern Linux PPC live CD run on an RS6000
> (233Mhz, 1G memory)?
> If so, does anyone have a recommendation for a Linux PPC live CD
> distribution? I don't know much about stuff on the PPC side of Linux.
> Thanks for any info, hints, thoughts, or pointers.
> --
> Ken
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