Re: debian-ppc port for ps3-otheros++
On 06/26/2011 11:35 PM, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-06-26 at 08:04 -0400, Durandal Dokucheyav wrote:
>> I am contacting you guys on behalf of http://gitbrew.org. We have
>> recently released the otherOS++ firmware for the Sony Playstation 3,
>> allowing the install of third-party OSes on the PS3 once again. We
>> currently have Debian-PPC running on otherOS++ with full access to
>> RSX/SPE's, and would like to know if you would like to collaborate
>> with us on an official Debian port.
> We wouldn't consider this as a distinct port, as the PS3 will run the
> same powerpc binaries as we already provide. But I assume there is some
> specific hardware support (particularly for the SPEs) that is currently
> lacking from our powerpc port, and help on that would surely be welcome.
maybe check before communicating wrong things? Both Debian and Ubuntu do ship a
toolchain targeting the SPUs. If something is wrong with it, just file bug reports.