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Re: Developer accessible SPARC machine

* Ben Collins (ben.collins@ubuntu.com) wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-01-04 at 00:22 -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 03, 2006 at 04:35:30PM -0800, Andrew Pollock wrote:
> > > I note that one of the issues with the Sparc port is the the lack of a
> > > developer accessible machine.
> > 
> > At present, vore.debian.org is back on line; the underlying issue, though,
> > seems to be that vore, like the buildds, won't necessarily *stay* on-line
> > due to some hard-to-pin kernel bugs that keep taking the systems down.
> Vore is stable now.

What was the issue?  I'm guessing kernel bug, so what change/version
resolved the problem?  Can it build openoffice, etc, now?  Has there
been any progress on the SunFire (and similar) 'Data MMU Fast Path Miss'
or whatever that error is when trying to boot from cd?



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