Re: sparc64 and sparc architecture -- any consensus?
Steve Dunham <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>It doesn't make much sense to add a few GB to the ftp site, slow down
>Debian Linux, and use up a _lot_ of CPU just to avoid fixing dinstall
Yes, well, we're going to need to talk to the ftp archive maintainers.
* will there be dists/unstable/binary-sparc64 dir?
* if so, how will it work? symlink farm to sparc mostly?
some kind of overlay?
>Middle of the summer for the preliminary userspace toolchain. It has
>not been released yet. Ultrapenguin no longer exists. (It has been
>replaced by Red Hat 6.0 - Jakub is now working directly on Red Hat to
>reduce repetition of work.)
Interesting. Does RH 6.0 support sparc64 outta the box today?
>You're probably reading messages from December/January, when I was
>just starting to add UltraSparc support. Debian 2.1 works on
>UltraSparcs, and will compile sparc64 kernels on any sparc.
Yes, I full well know this, since I have a Debian Ultra5, and have
compiled my own kernel for it.
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>