On 10/8/2010 8:21 PM, Thorbjoern Ravn Andersen wrote:
Pity that IBM chose PASE to be AIX emulation instead of Linux
emulation. If it had been the latter we would have had the whole world
of Ubuntu and others instantly accessible. Oh well.

You wouldn't believe how many times I've said that to myself! Imagine the vast array of software we'd have available if PASE emulated Linux instead of AIX!

But, alas, it's probably not as much as it sounds. After all, virtually all Linux software is written/tested on x86 PCs.. a lot of it would have to be specially ported to run on POWER. By contrast, AIX stuff always runs on POWER.

But, I still think Linux would be better.

This thread ...


Follow On AppleNews
Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2020 by midrange.com and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available on our policy page. If you have questions about this, please contact [javascript protected email address].