Re: HPPA and lenny
On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 11:06:04AM +0100, Jürgen Leibner wrote:
> On Sunday 14 December 2008 00:07 Peter Palfrader wrote:
> > Hi,
> > while discussing the state of our infrastructure among some members
> > of DSA and the security team we once more realized how badly hppa was
> > doing. First concerns about this architecture were raised at least
> > half a year ago, and it doesn't appear as if we are any closer to
> > resolving them. It doesn't look good at all.
> > We do have two autobuilders, but one of them is currently down for
> > whatever
> > reason (and the rsys excuse for remote management is a joke):
> > | [17208343.620000] awk (pid 1061): Protection id trap (code 27) at
> > | 00000000400b4763 [17208343.712000] Backtrace:
> > | [17208343.740000]
> > (that's the complete output.)
> > This may or may not be related to the issue where everytime something
> > even remotely related to ruby gets close to the system they lock up.
> > At least the (random) crashing issue has to be fixed if hppa wants
> > to release with lenny.
> > We already had this discussion in June and again in October but I
> > don't think anything came from it.
> > Having little to no buildd redundancy is currently hurting us even
> > for etch as security updates are missing for at least perl.
> > (Also, the porter machine is currently down. We cannot reach it over
> > the network and the serial console is just dead.)
> > With my DSA hat on I can say that we will not be able to provide
> > porter machines and buildd systems if they are not capable of running
> > reliably.
> > Again, if you want to release with lenny *you* will have to fix that.
> > Cheers,
> > weasel
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> Hi @all,
> I have here an old and also slow HP D360/2 running an up to date Debian
> 5.0 (unstable/testing) with running the debian kernel
Two HP machines here too - old and slow, but probably usable.