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Re: Reducing involvement with sparc port

On Thu, 2009-06-25 at 22:45 +0100, Jurij Smakov wrote:
> Hi,
> After giving it some thought, I've decided to significantly reduce my
> involvement with the sparc port, mainly due to lack of motivation and
> other responsibilities I'm in the process of assuming. Last two Debian
> kernels (2.6.29 and 2.6.30) do not even boot on my sparc box, and I have
> no interest whatsoever in tracking the reason for that down. If someone
> out there is still interested in actively keeping sparc port afloat, I
> would suggest to try and sort these kernel issues out first. Another
> couple of problems I've made pretty much no progress on are disabling
> CONFIG_PROM_CONSOLE (bug 525958) and adding support for loading VIO
> devices to udev (bug 526621). The former should improve the performance
> on Niagara quite a bit, the latter should make the LDOMs usable on sparc
> without manual tweaking.
> Good luck.

Thank you for all of your hard work over the years; I've appreciated it
and I suspect many others have as well.

 - Martin

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