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Re: PPC/PPC64 disabled in Koji for dist-f13



On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 11:51:36PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> If sheer number of build machines is an issue, one could spin up a qemu  
> running ppc on a non-ppc box.

This isn't as easy as it sounds.  I couldn't get qemu-system-ppc[1] to
boot at all, *even* with the supposed PPC experts on the qemu list
helping me.  There are multiple problems with the BIOS that ships with
qemu.

Rich.

[1] or qemu-system-ppc64, or both, I can't recall now.

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