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Debian Releases > Debian Hamm
Hamm is the code name for a former Stable Debian distribution. It was released on July 24th 1998 as Debian GNU/Linux 2.0. It was superseded by Debian/Slink on 09 Mar 1999.
Security updates aren't provided anymore.
http://www.debian.org/releases/hamm/ - Debian/Hamm Release Information
Debian/Hamm Life cycle
03 Feb 1998 : Announcement of Upcoming Release (press release).
24 Jul 1998 : Initial released : 2.0 (press release).
27 Aug 1998 : Updated (2.0.1 / 2.0r1 "r" naming discussion) (mailing list).
29 Aug 1998 : Updated (2.0r2) (..).
21 Oct 1998 : Updated (2.0r3) (..).
04 Nov 1998 : Announcement of Next-Upcoming Release (Slink) (press release).
07 Dec 1998 : Updated (2.0r4) (..).
15 Feb 1999 : Updated (2.0r5) (..).
09 Mar 1999 : Debian/Hamm becomes old-stable. (i.e A new stable is released : Slink).
00 000 0000 : End of security updates (i.e End of life.). The distribution is moved to archive.
See Hamm point-releases ChangeLog
Hamm had officially supported the following architectures: i386, m68k (see Hamm's release page).
- it also had Alpha, Sparc, and PowerPC in unstable.
- GNU C library 2.0 transition (libc5 to libc6)
Packages & versions
- apt : (not available)
- kernel : linux 2.0.34
- libc : libc6 2.07t-1
- gcc : 220.127.116.11
- X-server : XFree86 18.104.22.168
The List of packages provided are available at http://archive.debian.net/.
Download CD : Seems to be archived at mirror.debianforum.de (see http://mirror.debianforum.de/debian-iso-archive/hamm)
Package Repository : deb http://archive.debian.org/debian/ hamm main contrib non-free
- Installation :
Many answers can be found in the 2.0r0 press release or in the Release Information.
See also :
Debian Bo - The previous distribution.
Debian Slink - The next distribution.
How to build a CD ?
Let me quote duplicate some of Steve McIntyre homepage slink_cd:
Slink_cd: the program.