Re: Etch running on an emulated DECstation
Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Michel Lespinasse <email@example.com> [2006-09-05 03:07]:
> > * I see the Decstation 3max is listed as supported hardware at
> > http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/manual/en.mipsel/ch02s01.html
> > How much testing do Debian kernels get on such hardware ?
> Not much. We asked for people to test and fix the kernel on such
> hardware and while some people were still interested in DECstation
> support not much came out of it in terms of help. From my point of
> view, DECstation support will be dropped for etch. (Unless, of course,
> someone steps forward and fixes the kernel and tests the installer.)
FWIW, I recently got a DECstation 5000/200, which may help in keeping
the DECstation support up for etch. I haven't tested the machine yet.