[CentOS-devel] CentOS6 & CentOS7 on PowerKVM/ppc64

Wed Aug 6 10:38:11 UTC 2014
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>


On 08/01/2014 01:56 PM, Rishi wrote:
> Dear List,
> I would like to express interest in running CentOS7 & probably CentOS6
> production servers on ppc64 architecture. With OpenPower we have access
> to PowerKVM and want to understand current progress around this. Ubuntu
> is found to be working as ppc64el. 
> I found blog
> entry http://www.karan.org/blog/2014/06/12/can-we-deliver-a-powerpc-build-for-centos-7/ which
> refers to a mailchain of last
> month http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-devel/2014-June/010625.html followed
> by http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=7236
> Let me know if we can help in any way to get it general available.

stay tuned, details on how you can get involved coming soon :)

for power, we've done a couple of rounds of builds, and the biggest
challenge revolves around bootstrapping the ppc userland. Its a great
niche to prove and run the community assisted build services

Karanbir Singh
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