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7<title>Gentoo Linux/Alpha Frequently Asked Questions</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux/Alpha Frequently Asked Questions</title>
8<author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
9 <mail link="tcort@cs.ubishops.ca">Thomas Cort</mail> 9 <mail link="tcort@gentoo.org">Thomas Cort</mail>
10</author> 10</author>
11 11
12<abstract> 12<abstract>
13This FAQ is intended to answer some of the most frequently asked questions 13This FAQ is intended to answer some of the most frequently asked questions
14relating to Gentoo/Alpha and Linux/Alpha in general. 14relating to Gentoo/Alpha and Linux/Alpha in general.
16 16
17<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 17<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
18<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 18<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
19<license/> 19<license/>
20 20
21<version>1.0</version> 21<version>1.1</version>
22<date>2006-01-12</date> 22<date>2006-04-03</date>
23 23
24<chapter> 24<chapter>
25<title>About this Document</title> 25<title>About this Document</title>
26 26
27<section> 27<section>
59<b>The Alpha Architecture</b> 59<b>The Alpha Architecture</b>
60</p> 60</p>
61 61
62<ul> 62<ul>
63 <li><uri link="#dead">Isn't the Alpha architecture dead?</uri></li> 63 <li><uri link="#dead">Isn't the Alpha architecture dead?</uri></li>
64 <li><uri link="#32bit">Can I run 32-bit applications?</uri></li> 64 <li><uri link="#bitapps">Can I run 32-bit applications?</uri></li>
65 <li><uri link="#endian">Is Alpha big endian or little endian?</uri></li> 65 <li><uri link="#endian">Is Alpha big endian or little endian?</uri></li>
66 <li><uri link="#i386">Can I run Linux/x86 applications on Alpha?</uri></li> 66 <li><uri link="#i386">Can I run Linux/x86 applications on Alpha?</uri></li>
67 <li><uri link="#why">Why install Gentoo on Alpha?</uri></li> 67 <li><uri link="#why">Why install Gentoo on Alpha?</uri></li>
68 <li><uri link="#where">Where can I buy Alpha hardware?</uri></li> 68 <li><uri link="#where">Where can I buy Alpha hardware?</uri></li>
69</ul> 69</ul>
225page</uri> for more details. 225page</uri> for more details.
226</p> 226</p>
227 227
228</body> 228</body>
229</section> 229</section>
230<section id="32bit"> 230<section id="bitapps">
231<title>Can I run 32-bit applications?</title> 231<title>Can I run 32-bit applications?</title>
232<body> 232<body>
233 233
234<p> 234<p>
235No, all Alpha systems use a pure 64 bit kernel and a pure 64 bit userland. You 235No, all Alpha systems use a pure 64 bit kernel and a pure 64 bit userland. You

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