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Product: Red Hat Official Linux for Alpha

Release 5 of Red Hat Linux combines ease-of-use for the beginner with power and flexibility for the advanced user to create the ultimate workstation or server.

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Retail Price: US$ 49.95
Manufacturer: Red Hat
Category: LxDistribM
Date Posted: 1997/11/28
Last Update: 1997/11/28
Delivery Method: Stock
Key Type: N/A
Replacement: N/A

Our Price: US$ 39.00
Part#: 00584
Version: 5.0
Classification: F
Shipping Weight: 1.5 lbs
Dimensions: 7.5" x 9" x 1.6"
UPC-Code: 6-38347-50002-2
Bundle Contents: N/A

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Also available: Red Hat Motif for Alpha and SPARC is now available in the Linux Mall. Other processors: Red Hat Linux is also available for Intel and SPARC.

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Product: Red Hat Offical Linux, Further Information


Red Hat Linux/Alpha supports a variety of hardware based on the Alpha processor and the PCI bus. Platforms on which this release is known to work include:

All of the above platforms except the Jensen include an NCR 810 SCSI controller, though BusLogic PCI SCSI controllers (other than the FlashPoint), the Adaptec AHA-2940 SCSI controller, and Qlogic 1020 ISP controllers are also supported. The Jensen design uses an AHA-1740 SCSI controller and is supported.

NE2000, DE422, and DE4x5 (PCI) Ethernet cards are supported. This includes the UDB's internal Ethernet hardware. Token ring support is also included in the kernels.

The X Window System should work on any machine with a S3 based video card except the Jensen machines. There is a server available from for S3 cards. TGA servers (which work on the UDB for example) are available on your Red Hat Linux/Alpha CD in the X11 directory. Most of the cards from Orchid and Number 9 will work. Most Diamond Stealth cards are also supported. Digital TGA cards (based on the DC21030 chip) are supported in 8 bit mode, and an X server for Mach64 cards is also provided.

Further Information:

The Complete Red Hat Linux Operating System is a POSIX based system that can be used as a UNIX workstation for applications ranging from internet servers to reliable workgroup computing. Release 5 of Red Hat Linux combines ease-of-use for the beginner with power and flexibility for the advanced user to create the ultimate workstation or server.

Red Hat Software provides 30 days of free installation support via email.


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