Debian ppc64 port


The Debian/PowerPC64 (ppc64) port project is active for supporting Big-endian 64-bit PowerPC CPUs as follows:

PowerPC 970/970FX/970MP/970GX, Cell BE and PowerXCell 8i (PPE only), POWER4/4+, POWER5/5+, POWER6/6+, POWER7/7+, POWER8, POWER9, PowerPC A2, Xenon, PA6T, PowerPC e5500, PowerPC e6500.


64-bit PowerPC ELF Application Binary Interface Supplement

ppc64 porterbox for Debian Developers

ppc64 buildd status

Buildd status of ppc64 (unstable)

Buildd status of ppc64 (experimental)

Buildd stats of ppc64

Buildd overview of ppc64


deb sid main
deb-src sid main
deb unreleased main
deb-src unreleased main

Setting up a ppc64 chroot on a powerpc system

apt install debian-ports-archive-keyring
debootstrap --arch=ppc64 --variant=buildd --keyring=/usr/share/keyrings/debian-ports-archive-keyring.gpg sid /chroots/sid-ppc64
chroot /chroots/sid-ppc64
mount -t proc proc /proc
apt install debian-ports-archive-keyring

Then, edit apt sources.list.


If you are interested in porting to Debian ppc64 port, please contact ppc64 buildd maintainers.