Re: Booting Debian 10 on powernv POWER9 machine
On Thu, Oct 17, 2019 at 02:58:37PM -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 17, 2019 at 02:57:12PM -0300, Gustavo Romero wrote:
> > Sorry, I wrote my note super hastily and forgot to mention that I was wondering
> > about BE specifically. Currently I see kernel 4.16 is used by the installer and
> > I get a panic regarding a VMX Unavailable Exception on POWER9 powernv (both
> > baremetal / OPAL and qemu emulated), so I'm wondering if anybody else is
> > catching that panic too etc. I know BE support for PPC64 was dropped officially
> > by I understand buildd builders are still building it so there are fresh
> > packages out there.
> > Thanks for replying and for the comments!
> I don't believe 64 bit powerpc big endian was ever officially released
> by Debian. 32 bit was but was dropped some time ago.
> 64 bit little endian on the other hand is supported.
32-bit BE powerpc and 64-bit BE ppc64 ports are unofficially maintained
There are installers there. Only unstable is available.