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From: Wes <anomaly256@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-ppc-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-dev] Playstation3 port status woes
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2008 01:33:53
Message-Id: 2899e2610811241733t1f785bf6t8559617fb7d8b1d5@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-dev] Playstation3 port status woes by Joseph Jezak
I intend to spend some time on this over the next few weeks.  Anything
I can do to help take some of the load off?  Are there any style
guides for the docs and boot/install media or templates to follow?
Requisite lists?

On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 12:25 PM, Joseph Jezak <josejx@g.o> wrote:
> Wes wrote: >> Thanks for the response! I see now. I think the problem from my >> perspective then is that the docs need to be updated a bit, as they >> all point to the 'experimental' sections of the mirrors, which only >> contain old 970-targeting ps3 stage4's. I see now that 'releases' has >> more generic stage3's suitable for rebuilding specifically for >> Cell/BE. >> >> > That may be the case, but as of right now, PS3 isn't specifically > supported, and probably won't be officially supported until we have a > reliable bootable disk. Once we do, I'd be happy to add the PS3 > specific sections to the Gentoo/PowerPC handbook. As it stands, the > install procedure is basically the same as any other unsupported > architecture in Gentoo (make it boot, then use our stages), but with the > benefit of supported keywords and stages. > > If there is Gentoo documentation that you think needs to be updated to > reflect this, please let me know and I'll get it fixed. > Thanks, > -Joe > >

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RE: [gentoo-ppc-dev] Playstation3 port status woes Nelson Batalha <nelson_batalha@×××××××.com>