Re: open issues with the hppa port
On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 02:06:36PM -0400, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 1:06 PM, dann frazier<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > lafayette is hosted by Thibaut @ ESIEE - I'm not sure what hardware it
> > is or what kernel it runs. It only does security builds as I
> > understand it, which should keep the load relatively low.
> Thibaut indicates that this machine may be doing stable and security
> builds. Whom do I contact to find that out?
debian-admin probably (cc'd)
> > The remaining boxes are hosted here in Fort Collins.
> > paer - this is supposed to be a porterbox (developer access, no
> > buildd), but we've been running a buildd on it for a while because of
> > its relative stability. It is an A-class (PA8700 - 750MHz) paer runs a
> > standard lenny kernel (2.6.26-based).
> > peri and penalosa are identical boxes - both "model 9000/785/J6700".
> > They are the ones we currently have running 2.6.31-rc6 kernels.
> What happened to sarti? Loosing a box like that would certainly add
> load to the others.
According to db.debian.org:
Status:down: dies in firmware (2007-11)
> >> >> Are you allowed to boot a kernel/initrd that I send you?
> >> >
> >> > I don't see why not, assuming these changes don't add a risk of
> >> > producing bad binaries.
> >> To be safe, I think we should be throwing away the packages built when
> >> running the instrumented kernel. Is there a way we can do that? Can
> >> you find that out for me?
> > That would probably need to be answered by LaMont - he's the buildd
> > admin for these boxes.
> OK, I'll wait for LaMont to comment.