[CentOS-devel] Help offer on Sparc front

Johnny Hughes

johnny at centos.org
Thu Aug 7 12:58:20 UTC 2008

Christoph Maser wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 23.10.2007, 22:52 +0200 schrieb Hugo van der Kooij:
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>> Hi,
>> I have just received a SunBlade150 which I would like to put to good
>> use. I understand there is a Centos port underway for the Sparc line.
>> If it is possible to trash the harddisk and fill it with the bare stuff
>> to make it work I am willing to lend access to the system for developers
>> and also do some things myself.
>> I am not a programmer but I can spot the incidental error and maybe fix
>> a typo or at least do my best to provide serious feedback in attempts to
>>  capture, reproduce and solve issues.
>> If there is a basic kit somewhere to turn the former Solaris machine and
>> set it on the road to Centos 5 I am willing to add my weight and push
>> the cart along.
>> Hugo.
> Is there anything happening on the SPARC front? I too have some hardware
> and time and would like to see a SPARC relase.
> So anyone working on it and need help or can/shall I just start on my
> own?
> Chris



That is very alpha and based on centos 5.1 code base.

If you can figure out why most GUI things fail that would be great :D

I am working on getting the 5.2 items done now

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