[Server-devel] Ubuntu XS
Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero
dirakx at gmail.com
Sun Aug 17 12:40:19 EDT 2008
For the porting efforts people can begin packaging the different software
tools, provided by the XS, without waiting for all the OS support.
For example the upgrade server was originally developed for debian.
Just a though. :).
On Sun, Aug 17, 2008 at 4:10 AM, Marc E. Fiuczynski <mef at cs.princeton.edu>wrote:
> Fedora supports powerpc, right?! May I suggest that the XS folks
> first get the base software working and then worry about the Linux
> distribution. I just don't believe that at this stage it really much
> matters whether its Fedora, Ubuntu, or whatever.
> Btw., I am just an XS list observer! Martin.. all the power to you.
> On Aug 16, 2008, at 10:48 PM, s.boutayeb at free.fr wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > One more argument for a debian based XS: Debian supports various
> > non-x86
> > architectures, which are good candidates for a compact, affordable,
> > and low
> > power XS server:
> > - The mipsel based fuloong mini ( http://www.lemote.com/english/
> > fuloong.html )
> > engineered by the chinese Jiangsu Lemote Technology Corporation
> > limited (
> > www.lemote.com ). Debian is fully supported. The installed
> > distribution
> > (rays, http://openrays.org/ ,
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunwah_Linux_
> > (rays_Linux_Distribution) ) is debian
> > based. The people at lemote are very supportive. The fuloong units
> > I have
> > received have a 120GB hard drive and 512 MB memory.
> > - The powerpc based Bubba 2 (
> > http://excito.com/bubba/technical-specifications.html ) engineered
> > by Excito in
> > Sweden ( www.excito.com ). They are very supportive too and are
> > ready to assist
> > us. The distribution is debian too.
> > - etc.
> > Best regards
> > Samy
> > Quoting Pia Waugh <greebo at pipka.org>:
> >> Hi all,
> >> I have a few projects I am helping support and was thinking about
> >> doing an
> >> Ubuntu based XS option. I wanted to find out whether anyone else was
> >> interested in this, and whether any work has been done. My reason for
> >> wanting to do an Ubuntu version is purely because it is a more
> >> familiar
> >> platform for me, and I though having easy to roll out XS deb
> >> packages might
> >> be useful to others. I'll also be doing a bunch of testing of the
> >> ds-backup
> >> packages and some additional functionality we need for some
> >> Australian/Pacific rollouts. I'll keep the list updated on our
> >> progress.
> >> Martin mentioned that there are apparently 6 packages for the
> >> Fedora based
> >> XS project, so I need to find those out to port to Ubuntu please :)
> >> Thanks all!
> >> Cheers,
> >> Pia
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Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero
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