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5<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-alpha-faq.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-alpha-faq.xml">
6 6
7<title>Gentoo Linux/Alpha Frequently Asked Questions</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux/Alpha Frequently Asked Questions</title>
9 <mail link="tcort@gentoo.org">Thomas Cort</mail> 9 <mail link="tcort@gentoo.org">Thomas Cort</mail>
10</author> 10</author>
11<author title="Author"> 11<author title="Author">
12 <mail link="grknight2k@bluebottle.com">Brian Evans</mail> 12 <mail link="grknight2k@bluebottle.com">Brian Evans</mail>
13</author> 13</author>
14<author title="Editor">
15 <mail link="nightmorph"/>
16</author>
14 17
15<abstract> 18<abstract>
16This FAQ is intended to answer some of the most frequently asked questions 19This FAQ is intended to answer some of the most frequently asked questions
17relating to Gentoo/Alpha and Linux/Alpha in general. 20relating to Gentoo/Alpha and Linux/Alpha in general.
18</abstract> 21</abstract>
19 22
20<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 23<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
21<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 24<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
22<license/> 25<license/>
23 26
24<version>1.3</version> 27<version>1.4</version>
25<date>2007-07-13</date> 28<date>2008-01-01</date>
26 29
27<faqindex> 30<faqindex>
28<title>About this Document</title> 31<title>About this Document</title>
29 32
30<section> 33<section>
77<section id="dead"> 80<section id="dead">
78<title>Isn't the Alpha architecture dead?</title> 81<title>Isn't the Alpha architecture dead?</title>
79<body> 82<body>
80 83
81<p> 84<p>
82Not yet! HP will be taking orders for new Alpha systems until October 27, 2006 85Not quite! HP stopped taking orders for new Alpha systems on April 27, 2007.
83and Alpha options and upgrades until November 2, 2007. See their <uri 86They will take orders for Alpha options and upgrades until April 25, 2008. See
84link="http://h18002.www1.hp.com/alphaserver/planning2005.html">planning 87their <uri link="http://h18002.www1.hp.com/alphaserver/evolution.html">planning
85page</uri> for more details. 88page</uri> for more details.
86</p> 89</p>
87 90
88</body> 91</body>
89</section> 92</section>
423<section id="javasupport"> 426<section id="javasupport">
424<title>How is Java support in Gentoo/Alpha?</title> 427<title>How is Java support in Gentoo/Alpha?</title>
425<body> 428<body>
426 429
427<p> 430<p>
428There was only one option for Java VM and Java SDK on Gentoo/Alpha. 431There was only one option for Java VM and Java SDK on Gentoo/Alpha. The
429The packages are called <c>compaq-jre</c> and <c>compaq-jdk</c>. 432packages were called <c>compaq-jre</c> and <c>compaq-jdk</c>. Sadly, Compaq/HP
430Sadly, Compaq/HP stopped all support and was removed from Gentoo on 433stopped all support and the packages were removed from Gentoo on October 11,
431October 11, 2006. 4342006.
432</p> 435</p>
433 436
434</body> 437</body>
435</section> 438</section>
436 439

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