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Re: Looking for help for #401665 (mipsel)

Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> Jérôme Marant wrote:
> > (please CC me on reply)
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I'm looking for help because I'm unable to work on #401665.
> > 
> > I don't have the necessary hardware (vaughan does not have a clean
> > chroot), nor the knowledge about such an architecture, nor the
> > support from Ryan Murray I asked for (he runs the "rem" autobuilder
> > but never replies to mails).
> Btw, if you want to have your own Debian/mipsel system, you can:
>  - Get the latest qemu CVS checkout (the current version in debian is too slow)
>  - Build and install it
>  - Create a virtual disk image with qemu-img
>  - Get the Debian installer for Qemu/mipsel from
>    http://people.debian.org/~ths/d-i/mipsel/images/daily/qemu/netboot/
>  - Install the virtual disk with something like
>    qemu-system-mipsel -nographic -kernel vmlinux-2.6.18-3 -initrd=initrd.gz -hda=disk.img
> Performance is roughly a tenth of the host speed.

I made some helper scripts for that, available from


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