Linux on Alpha

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  1. 1997 CL 3.0

    1997 CL 3.0 OG since 00

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    I recently got a hold of a Digital Alpha XL 366 and am wanting to turn it into a Linux box. The primary use of this machine will be as a ftp server for hosting pictures and as a CS(counterstrike) server for some of my friends. Which flavour of Linux would be most suitible for my needs. Also what other kinds of complications are there involved with installing linux on this hardware as opposed to an Intel box.

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  2. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    Most distributions these days have an Alpha version... I know for a fact that Mandrake (the distro I use) does, not sure about others, but I'm guessing that at least some of the major ones (RedHat, SuSe, Debian, et al) would have them.
     
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    Does Alpha hardware even run counterstrike?
     
  5. 1997 CL 3.0

    1997 CL 3.0 OG since 00

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    It had better :p I'll let you know in a couple of weeks
     
  6. R-Type

    R-Type The Bydo Empire must die!

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    um I doubt it. counterstrike is binary only, and is compiled for x86. you'd need to run it under an emulator since the architecture is totally different. An old P233mmx would work better for that.
     

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