Re: About PowerPC processors
> Debian on PPC is almost unheard of. Being more public would be good :)
How can i/we do this? Working fulltime on this for nothing isn't always funny.
Debian is sometimes slow, but we do it right(TM) :-)
Debian is not -- as for an example linuxppc -- only a distribution for one
architecture. Debian ist big, many packages and arch-types. If we fix a bug in one
package for one arch we must often fix this bug also for the others archs (in a different way).
Many maintainer means also many different meanings, but this is good for the best
Debian is really 'Open Source'.
Debian/PowerPC is more or less me, but without the help from
and all the non-powerpc debian maintainer Debian/PowerPC were not at this level.
Debian ist non-profit, but sometimes i wish that someone donates me an pbook (1) (for
pcmcia testing), isdn cards, ethernet cards, more ram :-), cd-writer, more knowledge
about OF (OF books), other machines then chrp or only a set of cd-r 's. I cannot test
usb or bootx. I'ld like to have a better setup (boot-floppies) and better support for
the X11 configuration. But this all needs time.
What i like to have -- for all Subarchs -- is
- one bootloader (quik, milo, plilo or what ever)
- one fdisk with msdos + hfs(2) support
- cd-rom autoboot support
(1) for a week or two
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