[CentOS-devel] CentOS test technique

Timo Schoeler timo.schoeler at riscworks.net
Tue Feb 2 10:28:48 UTC 2010


thus Fabian Arrotin spake:
> NGUYEN VAN TAN wrote:
>> Hi all
>>
>> I have built a centos for my powerpc laptop.
>> Are there any techique to test the distribution?
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
>> Nguyễn Văn Tân
> 
> What do you mean by " i've built a centos for my powerpc laptop" ?
> The complete distro ? a ppc package ?
> If that's the complete disto, are your patches available somewhere ? (as 
> some packages including glibc.ppc and kernel doesn't build for ppc by 
> default)
> I'd be curious to know about all that ! :D

Same here! :)

> PS : we have a centos-ppc meeting this Friday, in a pre-Fosdem meeting, 
> to discuss about the current ppc/ppc64, and the infrastructure around it.

Well, I was in IRC mid December and we (z00dax, amongst others) were 
discussing a PowerPC port of CentOS (especially as upstream will provide 
a PowerPC port of RHEL6). I do have some maschines here (I also could 
and would like to enable shell access to), the biggest one being a dual 
Power4+ (1.45GHz) 275. Also, I could provide ISP services like web 
space, maybe CVS/SVN stuff, mailing lists etc for free.

> --
> Fabian Arrotin
> test -e /dev/human/brain || ( echo 1 > /proc/sys/kernel/sysrq ; echo c > 
> /proc/sysrq-trigger )

Timo


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