Re: Future of the s390 port
On Wed, Oct 07, 2009 at 04:37:07PM -0400, STEPHEN POWELL wrote:
> That would be awful! As you mentioned, Debian is the only remaining
> viable, non-commercial distribution of Linux for s390. And it would be
> a blow to Debian's goal of being "The Universal Operating System", as
> they advertise on their home page. I'd like to help. What can I do?
> I'm not a Debian developer or package maintainer. I'm an IBM mainframe
> system programmer, with both MVS and VM responsibilities.
Run it, try the different installation methods, especially with testing
and unstable. Report the findings either as bugs or on the mailing-list.
Show things that can be made easier to understand/use for the mainframe
Maybe you know how to properly IPL systems from CD/DVD and can even test
that. Maybe you have the possibility to run it on a LPAR instead of VM.
"We have the right to survive!"
"Not by killing others."
-- Deela and Kirk, "Wink of An Eye", stardate 5710.5