Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-dev

From: Joseph Jezak <josejx@g.o>
To: gentoo-ppc-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-dev] Is PPC support being dropped for Gentoo?
Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2009 01:55:12
Message-Id: 4A4AC1CC.4070609@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-dev] Is PPC support being dropped for Gentoo? by Jeff Rush
Jeff Rush wrote:
> Joseph Jezak wrote: > >> Jeff Rush wrote: >> >>> I've just --synced on my PPC box (Kurobox HG) and now there is no PPC >>> profile directory: >>> >>> /usr/portage/profiles/default-linux/ppc/ >>> >>> but the profiles for the other various CPU types are present. Did PPC >>> get dropped or become something optional that I need to enable somehow? >>> >>> I've googled and searched the PPC FAQ and forums but no mention of the >>> removal of that directory tree. >>> >>> Sorry if this is a well-known issue. >>> >>> -Jef >>> >> It's not an issue and support isn't being dropped. Those profiles were >> old and deprecated. Use the tool "eselect profile --list" to display the >> profiles that are compatible with your machine. As far as I know, the >> current "latest" profile is default/linux/powerpc/ppc32/2008.0 for ppc32. >> > > Thanks Joe for this clarification. It sets my mind at ease and now I'll > see if this standard profile supports the Kurobox HG or needs the hacks > I used on this website before: > > http://buffalo.nas-central.org/index.php/User:RussK/Create_2007_kurobox_Gentoo > > -Jeff > >
No worries! If you have specific changes to the documentation that we could make to help make a Kurobox (or other hardware) installation easier or more clear, please let me know! -Joe