Fedora 14 on System Z alive and kicking!
oliver at linux-kernel.at
Mon Sep 27 14:07:52 UTC 2010
Now plz send me a Z series and I'll take care about the updates :-P
Phil Knirsch <pknirsch at redhat.com> schrieb:
>The Fedora s390x team is happy to announce the first installable
>Fedora on IBM System Z (aka s390x) since Fedora 6!
>It's been a long time in the making, but after several Fedora releases
>since we started getting everything up into shape again we've finally
>reached a point where we can provide an installable version of Fedora on
>IBM System Z again.
>As it's not a final release yet and we still need to have a few minor
>workarounds in the installer image the location isn't yet in the typical
>release directory for secondary archs. We expect this to be a thing of
>the past once we get that last few fixes upstream and the composes
>running in a consistent and permanent fashion (real soon now!!!).
>The documentation has of course also been updated and a whole section
>has been added in the README on how to install your own release (not
>just running a hercules image as with our Fedora 11 preview version).
>Hercules images and instructions on how to run that or how to install it
>yourself can be downloaded from
>Individual packages are available at
>More info will be added in the next few days at
>If you're interested, please join our mailing list at
>or our IRC channel #fedora-s390x on freenode.net
>Thanks & regards, Phil
> List of current team:
>* Karsten Hopp Secondary Arch Maintainer (nickname Kick_ in
>#fedora-s390x on IRC)
>* Dan Horák
>* Dennis Gilmore
>* Brad Hinson
>* Justin Payne (nickname kurgan in #fedora-s390x on IRC)
>* Phil Knirsch
>* David Cantrell (interest in anaconda support for s390)
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