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Re: sarge kernel frozen (2.4.27 and 2.6.8), and plans for post-sarge powerpc kernels.

On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 01:53:28PM +0900, Horms wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 10:12:39AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 05:04:20PM +0900, Horms wrote:
> [snip]
> > > Are there debian machines that are suitable for doing such a build
> > > should the need arise?  It seems that if it is just a matter of running
> > > a build and watching bugs, then whoever updates kernel-source could do
> > > the ppc build.  That is assuming someone like yourself who knows a bit
> > > more about ppc is available for consultation of problems arise.
> > 
> > There should. At least on ppc, i offered a pegasos machine to the
> > debian-admins and it got rejected because there really wasn't need, so ...
> > 
> > Many folk have got free pegasos ppc hardware from genesi, including Christoph
> > and Jens, so there should be no lack of such boards.
> Ok, I'll try and be a little more specific. Do you know of any 
> machines that are available to kernel team members, or more
> generally debian developers, to do ppc builds?


  There is bruckner, but i wouldn't recomend it, as it is a motorola
  powerstack if i am not wrong, and rather slow and old, There is malo and
  voltaire which are dual-G4 powermac (500MHz), and i believe one of the
  laters should do it. They are developer only though, which may be a problem
  for certain of the kernel team members who are not yet debian developers.

  I may be able to provide a pegasos box to whoever decides to take over this
  burden, but can't promise anything. Do you volunteer for that ? 


  Sven Luther

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