On Fri, 2013-11-29 at 09:22 +0100, Aurelien Jarno wrote: > Some precision about the MIPS machines: > > On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 09:04:56PM +0100, Niels Thykier wrote: > > * [mips, mipsel] buildds/porterboxes run on hardware which is very old or has known defects: > > - mips octeon is unstable > > Better me more precise there, Octeon machines in general are very > stable. That said out of the three machines we have in Debian, two are > unstable, the other one is very stable. We never really understood why, > we only have remarked they have different CPU revision number. Whatever, mips has one reliable buildd which is not enough. > > - mipsel loongson have CPU bugs > > I see on http://release.debian.org/jessie/arch_qualify.html that it > concerns the "NOP implementation error" from Loongson 2F. Debian is > using Loongson 2E for buildds and porters machines, which are not > affected by this issue. They are affected by that or a very similar issue, as demonstrated by Jo Shields recently: http://apebox.org/wordpress/rants/545/ Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Usenet is essentially a HUGE group of people passing notes in class. - Rachel Kadel, `A Quick Guide to Newsgroup Etiquette'
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