Subject: Re: SECURITY: inn
From: Kevyn Shortell (
Date: Fri Sep 03 1999 - 15:03:11 MDT

Well there's your answer, RPM is package format native to linux
systems, as far as I know, it doesn't run or install on AIX.

Your out of luck if your running AIX and wanting to install RPM's.


At 4:57 PM -0400 9/3/99, Christopher F. Baum wrote:
>Yes, I'm afraid so, it is an IBM RS/6000 still running AIX (, soon
>to be upgraded to 4.3 since 4.2 is not Y2K)...Unfortunately most of the
>software running on it does not have linux-ppc versions. Linux for Intel,
>yes, but not Linux PPC. I doubt if it is in the list of RS/6000s that run
>YDL anyway--it's a Model C20, not very new.
>Kit Baum
>Boston College Economics
>--On Fri, Sep 3, 1999 1:47 PM -0700 Kevyn Shortell <> wrote:
> >
> > Ok, let me ask the obvious question, are you being literal when
> > you say "AIX box", as in it's still running AIX? Or are you refering
> > to a IBM RS/6000 machine, currently running Yellowdog Linux =)
> >
> > Kevyn
> >

Kevyn Shortell Worldwide Developer Relations
Technology Manager Apple Computer, Inc
"War doesn't determine who's right. War determines who's left"

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