[CentOS-devel] Building CentOS for Alpha/AXP and SPARC

Fri May 4 22:57:07 UTC 2007
Martin P. Kalitis <martin.kalitis at gmail.com>

Hi Johnny,

That might be a bit difficult as I'm in Sydney Australia. I was thinking more along the 
lines of doing a build on the AXP I have at home and producing the ISOs etc.



Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-05-04 at 00:17 +1000, Martin P. Kalitis wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I originaly sent this email to Ralph Angenendt and he suggested posting it to the devel 
>> mailing list.I have had a look at the CentOS distro and noticed that you are looking for a 
>> maintainer for SPARC. Whilst I don't have access to a SPARC system as yet I do have access 
>> to an AXP (ALPHA) and noticed that the latest build/release you have for this platform is 
>> 4.3 and not 4.4 or 5. If you need extra resources to help make the newer releases happen 
>> for the AXP platform, I am more than willing to help out where I can.
>> I work as a systems developer and have a background not only in development but also 
>> systems administration which includes building custom toolchains and embedded versions of 
>> Linux for various hardware platforms.
>> Initially I can begin work on producing a AXP release with a SPARC release following once 
>> the hardware hits my doorstep. Let me know if you are interested in my offer.
>> Thanks,
>> Martin.
> We are interested in doing an AXP port ... and we have a rack in a well
> connected DC in Chicago, IL ... so if we can get a good machine or two
> there, we can probably make this kind of thing happen.
> As far as Sparc is concerned, we do have a machine that and I will be
> working on CentOS-5.0 for Sparc as soon as CentOS-4.5 i386/x86_64 is out
> the door.
> Thanks,
> Johnny Hughes
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