Gentoo Archives: gentoo-releng

From: Daniel Robbins <drobbins@g.o>
To: gentoo-releng@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-releng] ANNOUNCEMENT: Testing phase for 2004.0 begins
Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2004 18:37:15
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-releng] ANNOUNCEMENT: Testing phase for 2004.0 begins by Jason Wever
On Fri, 2004-01-09 at 16:23, Jason Wever wrote:
> Basically sparc64 is rather picky when it comes to building kernels and > using initrds. There is a very small set of space to work with (3.5MB > max for the kernel, and 5MB total for combined kernel + initrd size), in > addition to having a different kernel compiler than userland compiler. > Plus even if you wanted to, you couldn't use modules inside of the initrd > due to size constraints of the kernel and initrd and the fact that > dietlibc won't build.
I'd like you to work with Brad to get some kind of working solution for genkernel and 2004.0. Regards, Daniel -- gentoo-releng@g.o mailing list