Re: Beginners guide to alpha's&

Terry Carroll (
Mon, 18 Nov 1996 18:05:31 -0800 (PST)

On Mon, 18 Nov 1996 wrote:

> Does anyone know of a repository for beginners that are running
> Alpha's and linux? I'm seeing all this information about arc, srm fgu(?)
> and I've no idea whats really going on.

I'm in the same boat. I just ordered a UDP to run Linux, and am secretly
panicking that, when it arrives, I won't be able to get it up and running
based on what I've read here.

So far, though, I do recommend the Red Hat ftp site ( A
User's Guide (which you may already have) is at . Another good
directory is .

> One things for sure; IBM and clone makers really candy-coat pc's.
> Thanks for any information.

Yup. I wonder if this is going to feel like my old Amiga days!

Terry Carroll       | "In a professional sports league game played in the
Santa Clara, CA     | United States, the head referee ... shall ... in the     | event of conflicting calls, review instant replay to
Modell delenda est  | determine the correct call." - House Bill H.R. 3096

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