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Re: Intel EM64T porting machine for Debian

In article <[🔎] 20041211170354.GK30613@seventeen>,
Bill Allombert  <allomber@math.u-bordeaux.fr> wrote:
>On Sat, Dec 11, 2004 at 11:36:21AM +0100, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
>> In addition, we have at least two other machines which are available
>> to developers:
>> pergolesi.debian.org -- admin is debian-admin (and all developers have
>>                         accounts already)
>Currently, this machine is *not* suitable for amd64 port development,
>since the 64bit chroots do not have glibc-dev installed.
>Short story: to have security support, the box run woody/i386.
>The box run a 2.4 kernel since woody does not work well with linux 2.6.x.
>On the other hand, the amd64 glibc package require a 2.6 kernel.
>So we are stuck until either 1) amd64 glibc package is safe to run with
>a 2.4 kernel or 2) sarge/i386 is supported by security team.

or 3. install module-init-tools from backports.org and run
woody with a 2.6 kernel


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