Re: MIPS64EL port box is ready for use (Was: mips64el port build failed list)
On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 8:13 PM, Graham Whaley <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 29 October 2013 11:50, YunQiang Su <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > Nice. Can I ask which board that is? I have some boards reserved for me
>> > in
>> > Loongson that I am highly likely to purchase, and suspect (but would
>> > like to
>> > confirm) that they are the same board that you are using. I will also
>> > check
>> > on any further availability. If I can I will donate one/some of these
>> > for
>> > Debian as well.
>> I prefer that you don't purchase this model of board: I can even not
>> use the power
>> button of chassis. Maybe that you can purchase a newer model.
> Thanks for the heads up - but, which board is it? ;-) Do you have a
> model/reference number so I can check if the ones I am offered are the same
> as the one you have? I have found a few different ones via google. I would
> suspect you have athe 3A-RS780 board:
> rather than the dual-SoC LS3-CCNUMA-DEV board
> but maybe you have something completely different ?
What we are running isn't any of them, and the 2-way server board
>> If IPMI is available, it will be much better.
> IPMI would be lovely, but I'm not sure we can locate a board right now with
> that - so, we may have to fix remote management with a remotely controlled
> power/reset box - I believe they exist (something else I've been looking
> into). If the DSA already use some then I'd be interested to hear which :-)
I don't know if IPMI is available, but there is certain kind of PCI
device that can help with remotely power on/off the machine controlled
by SMS. I'm curious if DSA think IPMI is mandatory for buildd and
>> > Much though I would love to say go with MIPS64R2, I suspect for the main
>> > debian-ports.org upload that is not the best single choice. The Loongson
>> > 2F
>> > cores are MIPSIII I believe, as are some other platforms. I have a
>> > suspicion
>> > that some of the Broadcom chips for instance are MIPS32R1.
>> > I would suggest that we go with MIPSIII for the first mips64le upload,
>> > and
>> > then we can work on MIPS32R2 for the 'unofficial ports' to begin with.
>> > What
>> > do you think ?
>> It is also my opinion. Use MIPSIII can make more people use it, and we can
>> work with some of other unofficial ports.
> Hey, agreement! :-)
>> >> Thanks for all of the people helped me to make this project be
>> >> realized:
>> >> Eleanor Chen, Aron Xu, Anthony Fok, Fuxin Zhang from Lemote and lots
>> >> of other people.
>> > You have my thanks as well :-)
>> >> --
>> >> YunQiang Su
>> > Graham