Re: travel to oldenburg, and the event itself
On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 08:09:24PM +0200, Martin Schulze wrote:
> You should probably copy such mails to me so I don't miss them.
> Geert Stappers wrote:
> > So far the reminder.
> > I miss the fact that the "d-i people" are guest on a Linux porters party,
> > but I think we will mix well with the "beyond Intel people".
> Well, formalia...
> However, you are quite right. I guess nobody did emphasise this
> before. This developers meeting has a long tradition of similar
> meetings. In 1995 the first m68k developers meeting was held in
> Solingen, organised by Thorsten Floeck.
> >From 1996 it was organised in Oldenburg and m68k people and hosts
> penetrated the meeting. A couple of years later, after the m68k port
> of Linux became quite stable and usable, developers hungered for a new
> challenge. Hence, new architectures were brought to the meetings,
> like alpha, sparc, powerpc, arm.
> Therefore, the meeting is a non-ia32 porting meeting these days. I
> guess, it is also the major mips hacking event since about all German
> developers are there and two from Poland as well this year at least.
> So yes, the d-i camp is "only" a guest at this meeting, but as long as
> the infrastructure is sufficient, I'm happy to be able to host it.
> However, we can't use a single room for working anymore. It was quite
> full last year already and there were "only" 22 developers. Hence,
> I've reserved the room we used to use for sleeping as second room for
> the debian-installer work camp.
Okay, now we more what the expect, thanks.
> > May I run a DHCP server on the network?
> Yes, however, there should only be a maximum at _one_ DHCP servers
> that answer to random requests. If you limit your DHCP server to only
> a couple of addresses, it should be no problem.
> > The DHCPD should tell which image to transfer by tftp.
> I guess, several people will run a bootpd, bootparamd, and tftpd.
> Out of curiosity, do you consider yourself as Linux hacker or d-i
> hacker this time?
Oldenburg is this year a d-i camp for me. ( please change