[Fedora-sparc] Re: Fedora SPARC

Dennis Gilmore dennis at ausil.us
Mon Aug 24 17:47:50 UTC 2009

On Monday 24 August 2009 12:26:17 pm Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> On 08/21/2009 01:21 PM, Tom Williams wrote:
> > Tom
> >
> > Just read about this while looking up Linux and BSD options for an E4500
> > I've acquired. I've been using Fedora on my laptop for a year or two
> > now, so I'd be interested to try it out on server hardware too.
> >
> > Aurora in that incarnation seems lifeless, and 'discontinued' according
> > to DistroWatch. Is the Fedora SPARC project still alive?
> Yes, we have quite a few packages built for Fedora 10, 11, and rawhide.
> Unfortunately, we do not yet have the installer work completed, so we we
> do not have official images for any Fedora tree yet, which is why we
> haven't done announcements.
> Dennis Gilmore might have some "install Aurora, yum update" recipes that
> work...

Right now the easiet way is do a minimal install of the F-9 beta 
Beta/Fedora/sparc/  then grabbing the F-10 rpm from koji 

then you can yum update to the F-11 based tree. 

if you want to update to rawhide then wait a few days. im going to get the 
rawhide tree uploaded this week.  its ~ 30g so will take a couple of days to 

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