IA64 status

LaMont Jones lamont at mmjgroup.com
Thu Sep 8 07:43:07 CDT 2005

On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 02:22:13PM +1000, Matt Chapman wrote:
> What's the status of the IA64 Ubuntu port?

90+% working - if you factor in the issue that the 2.6.12 kernel doesn't
boot... :-(

> I tried out the provided hoary ISO and it works fairly well.  I can't
> see any IA64 packages on the official mirrors though, so I'm not sure
> what to do about keeping it up to date.  I guess I'd have to run my own
> buildd?

deb http://ports.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-ports hoary main restricted ...
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hoary main restricted ...

> I'm happy to start fixing stuff, if that's useful... but perhaps people
> think it's not, and I should stick to Debian on IA64.

I've been a bit distracted on fixing the kernel - having more people
working on fixing things would be _WONDERFUL_.


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