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From: wireless <wireless@...>
Subject: Re: ARM manuals
Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2012 11:34:14 -0500
On 03/01/12 01:44, Sven Vermeulen wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 8:35 PM, wireless<wireless@...>  wrote:
>> A while back there was talk of Gentoo and Ubuntu exploring
>> some deeper form of cooperation; a merger of sorts. Surely
>> an interesting idea.
>
> I wasn't aware of that. Do you have some info on this?

The apr 1 info, may be the key parameter. I remember reading snippets
in several locations.... but nothing to recall now. I did not
really focus on the issue at the time, so it is completely
possible it was but a lark, I did not discern.....

Still, an interesting idea, some would think. I have taken
the path of setting up raid under Ubuntu, as suggested to me
by a few old gentoers. While visiting the Ubuntu offerings,
it surprises me to see so many (gentoo) familiar folks bouncing
around and using Ubuntu, for a wide variety of purposes.
Quite a lively and social bunch over there at Ubuntu, many
old friends.....


>> Curiously, Ubuntu seems to be able to
>> publish documents, very easily.
>
> Publication isn't an issue. We also have http://wiki.gentoo.org where
> you can quickly set up and publish documents.
]
Yes you are correct. Also, I did find the Ubuntu installation media
(alternate.iso) for explicitly setting up RAID, as part of the
native Ubuntu installation docs and media.

Furthermore, Ubuntu on arm boards; documents intended for the rank and 
file users; very cool indeed.

I'm still looking for equivalents in Gentoo; maybe after grub-2
is stable on gentoo, we can get a singular document and matching 
installation media for installing RAID from scratch.....

Also note,native ARM support for netbooks, laptop and lite-workstations
is coming to many linux distros. I just hope Gentoo leads
rather than follows in that regard. Surely the talent
is in the dev_pool to make it work, it's the documentation
that is the real challenge, imho.

sincerely,
James


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