[CentOS] CentOS PPC architecture support
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Mon Dec 15 00:54:52 UTC 2008
Stewart Williams wrote:
> I have a system with a PowerPC cpu which I'd like to run CentOS on in a
> production environment (albeit for a home personal server.)
> Does anyone know if the CentOS team are actually going to support PPC?
> I have found a page which states release 4 is in beta. But little else.
> Is there lack of demand for support for this aging arch?
somewhat. About the same level of demand there is for CentOS s390
> Is there a lack of volunteers?
> I'd be willing to test the releases and bug report, or help out in
> anyway I can.
sounds good. What kind of a machine do you have ?
> Fedora has good support, however, I don't really want to update the
> system often.
>  http://www.centos.org/modules/news/article.php?storyid=65
You should be clear that there is no real 'ppc' support in EL at all,
they only support a ppc64 based cpu. However, ppc support is something
that I plan on getting into CentOS. Timeline ? perhaps in sync with 5.3
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