Unaddressed Guide Questions
For a particular Linux image, what kind of peak performance
do you see? Compare the CPU to, say, an Athlon. If I write a
program that just uses CPU, how fast will it run relative to a
current PC? What are the bottlenecks?
There are ports for RH and Suse LINUX for the S/390…why
multiple distro's? SuSE seems to be farther along on the ports.
What about 3rd party software? How source-code compatible
is/are the port(s)? Is anything being done to convince vendors
to port their ix86 software to the S/390 (like Sun/Java,
iPlanet/Netscape servers, Oracle, etc.). Would/are you
considering providing S/390 RPMs to something like
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