[CentOS-devel] Getting CentOS up to date on SPARC
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Wed Jun 21 23:04:02 UTC 2006
this is good stuff, we should just a wiki section started on this I think.
Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> Karanbir Singh wrote:
> I could get my hands on a 220R with 36G (2x Ultrasparc) in a few weeks,
> but don't have the time at the moment to speed up that process. I also
A few weeks should be ok, its not something that is effecting us this
much, Also Pasi mentioned dropping it at the end of the 4.3 cycle (
which is still a month+ away ).
> talked to Pasi and he doesn't have the time to "work in" a new person.
> But there's still some interest on our side to work on this, though it's
> not completely clear, where the hooks and claws are on that build (no
> real C confidence over here).
What we need to do is get the h/w setup at a central space where someone
( even if its just the one person who has physical access ) can build
on. Apart from that once the CentOS4.3/sparc is setup on the machine I
am sure we can all pitch in and help out.
I suppose whats critical here is that we get a few people involved right
from the start.
>> If you are interested, and have the time to spend this might be
>> something you can get involved with ?
> So if that process can be doubled ...
> I don't see much chances though that I could give away user accounts on
> that machine, which are reachable from the outside world, as that
> machine sits in our server intranet. And still has to lose the job it's
> doing at the moment.
thats not a problem, I think there might be enough machines locally that
people could contribute from off-site, as long as there is some means (
we can setup whatever is required ) to get code over into the
buildsystem and built + scp'ed out.
And I dont imagine you will have that ADSL-Curse of .4MB/sec upload
limit either :)
Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq
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