[oi-dev] SPARC Text Installer
mwilby at gmail.com
Wed Feb 23 18:40:07 UTC 2011
On 23 February 2011 16:52, Guido Berhoerster <gber at openindiana.org> wrote:
> * Matthew Wilby <mwilby at gmail.com> [2011-02-23 16:13]:
> > Hi Ken,
> > On 23 February 2011 14:33, ken mays <maybird1776 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > Matt,
> > >
> > > See Jon Tibble and Martin Bochnig for more extendibility.
> > >
> > I have no idea who Martin Bochnig is. In one of the OI meetings I asked
> > many people were looking at SPARC and the impression was that it was only
> > Meths (Jon) and myself afaik.
> Martin Bochnig once created http://www.martux.org/ and worked on
> SPARC Xorg drivers, he has no involvement with the OI project.
> > > Create SPARC distro fundamentally based on oi_148a (02/23/11) ISO.
> > >
> > I've already done an Illumos build mirroring x86, same as what is in
> > oi_148a. I've stopped, because I don't want to end up spending a huge
> > of time producing something that won't be used.
> You need to decide for yourself if it is worth your time but
> judging by the mailing lists there seems to be at least some
> demand for it. If you want to get an estimate you might want to
> survey on oi-discuss since there will be more potential end-users
> there and actually just today somebody was asking for the state
> of SPARC support.
Thanks for the feedback.
What I was trying to avoid was going off and doing "my own thing" by getting
the general consensus on where to take SPARC support. Starting a
conversation on this mailing list made sense.
Starting a conversation on oi-discuss is a good idea. I was going to do this
anyhow, so will type something later tonight.
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