The current page is created to define "sure-to-work" configurations. This information is essential for figuring out which platforms are reliable and easy to use. Please, taking into consideration your experience, feel free to add comments whether this or that platform works or not and how: stable, or unstable, or buggy etc.

HDK runs on the following platforms:

Windows

PLATFORM

COMMENTS

Windows XP x86, Windows Server 2003 x86 on IA32 and IA64 platforms

Windows Vista on IA32 and IA64 platforms

IPF (Itanium)

Windows XP with VS.NET 2005 Community Edition

buggy

IA64=X86 64bit

OS X PPC and OS X x86

Linux

PLATFORM

COMMENTS

Ubuntu 6 x86

Ubuntu 5 x86

Ubuntu on IA32 and IA64 platforms

RHEL version 2.6.9.

RHEL on IA32 and IA64 platforms

Fedora Core 5 x86

FC4/5

FC on IA32 and IA64 platforms

SUSE version 11

SUSE on IA32 and IA64 platforms

Mac OSX 10.4 - PowerPC

Mac OSX 10.4 - x86

Mac OSX on IA32 and IA64 platforms

SLES 9 IPF on IA32 and IA64 platforms

Debian 3.1 x86

Gentoo with gcc 4.1.1 on x86 and x86_64