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Re: Bits from the release team (freeze time line)

On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 02:19:07PM +0100, Andreas Barth wrote:
> However, using words like "known-buggy mips* machines" is just FUD
> against the mips*-ports, and plainly inacceptable, so please stop
> doing that. (For reference, there is no mipsel machine which has
> hardware bugs affecting daily operations. There are two mips machines
> which are pre-series and are not as stable as I wish, but as builddadm
> I was more occupied recently with arm* machines not stable then with
> mips machines not stable. This all doesn't mean I think nothing should
> be changed, but please do not FUD against mips* (or any other
> architecture).)

builddadm does not keep the machines running, DSA does. ball is ancient,
corelli and gabrielli are unstable under load and lucatelli does need
occasional reboots too, IIRC.

But mips and mipsel might not actually be the same bucket you'd want to
use, that seems to be the key takeaway here.

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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