Jesper Skov wrote: > Martin> Come to Oldenburg and this is possible. There will be quite > Martin> some people with burners around and a debian mirror is good > Martin> reachable - if the power is not turned off. Even then I can > Martin> write you two cd's. > > Hey! This is what I hoped for all along... Except I probably will not > come to Oldenburg :( What a pity. > Martin> Right now it doesn't make much sense selling ppc cds. The > Martin> system doesn't yet boot off off a cd nor do we have a powerpc > Martin> boot disk set. This is one of the things we should consider > Martin> for Oldenburg. It would be helpful if you could try to work > Martin> something out so we would have a start. > > I thought someone was already working on boot floppies (I think I saw > a few postings in the archive about this). I know that Espy is working on it. But when three ppc hackers are around 5 computers there is a fair chance to get it working faster than by the work of one single person. > I was hoping for pointers to someone who has the technology (CD > burner) and a mirror of the PPC stuff. Any Debian distributor who > knows more about Debian than "it's those premade images I can > download, burn and sell". Preferably one I could pay with plastic - > which rules out the U.K. distributors :( For commercial vendors there is no market for exprimental Debian PowerPC stuff. I'm nagged by a vendor in .de for about half a year. But without boot floppies and stable glibc this doesn't make sense. Now that the libc is stable we need the boot floppies. :-) Regards, Joey -- There are lies, statistics and benchmarks.
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