[RFC] Drop Non-smp PowerPC Kernel Flavor

Micah Gersten micahg at ubuntu.com
Wed Mar 14 17:05:33 UTC 2012


On 03/14/2012 12:00 PM, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 09:52:01AM -0700, Leann Ogasawara wrote:
>> The Ubuntu Kernel Team has been evaluating some of the current
>> maintenance burdens for the upcoming Precise Pangolin 12.04 LTS release.
>> One area which would reduce the maintenance costs would be to drop the
>> non-smp PowerPC kernel flavor.  There are currently three PowerPC
>> flavors:
> Making the associated installer changes shouldn't be a big deal, but I
> suggest you ask the Xubuntu and Lubuntu communities about this since a
> good proportion of powerpc users are there.
>
Xubuntu stopped producing PowerPC images due to a lack of testers.  If
there's interest in these, and people committed to testing, they could
be reinstated.

Thanks,
Micah




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