[arch-ports] Archlinux/PPC suffering

Matthew G msg431 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 7 20:01:09 EDT 2006


Ok thanks syamajala

On 4/7/06, syamajala at gamebox.net <syamajala at gamebox.net> wrote:
>
> On Apr 7, 2006, at 7:43 PM, Matthew G wrote:
>
> > Well I'm not sure what to say so I'll just say whats on my mind.
> >
> > It think that a ppc port is becoming useless especially because mac as
> > switched to the intel chips and in a year or two ppc will be pretty
> > much of date. Most geeks that want to run ppc linux on there macs will
> > have a new mactel. It just seems like you guys are trying to put to
> > much work into something that will end up dying in a year or two.
> > Arch64 has a better chance because it is much newer techology.
> >
> > I hope that I don't sound like a complete jerk.
>
> Personally, I think nothing could be farther from the truth. I think
> ppc is going through a renaissance  because apple is leaving. There
> are new powerpc chips on the way, from quad core to octa-core. IBM is
> already working on the next gen of powerpc chips too. ppc still owns
> the embedded market as well. Please do some more reading...
>
> - Syamajala
>
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