Re: Debian 68k meeting in 2018
On Sat, Nov 04, 2017 at 12:51:53PM +0100, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
> Hi list!
> I was wondering whether anyone would be interested in having another
> Debian/m68k meeting in 2018 after the last one in 2015 was quite a
> success :).
> We could work on resurrecting various kernel drivers for Amiga hardware
> as I have now enough hardware available for testing which I could bring.
> Another area to work on would be the debian-installer which has made
> some process in the past months but there are certainly still some
> things that can be improved.
> Maybe we can gather more people this time since the overall visibility
> of Debian/m68k seems to have increased.
> Any suggestions for a venue?
2015 was a good year for meetings, Debconf was in Heidelberg and I proposed
a debian-science sprint there for the following year. On the weekends and
during the semester break, it should be easy to book a room for us. We have
eduroam and with a little bit of work we can probably use wired network as
well. Some (outdated) info on the venue is here:
We did already have a m68k meeting in Kiel, not so long(?) ago:
However, the sleeping arrangements from those days are not possible anymore.
I have a bit more space than those days (nobody has to sleep in the bathtub
anymore), but we have lots of hostels/hotels in town as well. And as long
as you don't want to visit during Kieler Woche (you should!), rooms should
But with the overwhelming response to Adrians request, I am not sure if
the rooms at the institute are large enough for all the participants...