Purpose

The purpose of this page is to demonstrate that hppa meets the architecture recertification criteria for etch.

Availability

The architecture is publicly available without NDAs via:

  1. workstations and

  2. servers

Contact your HP account rep today!

Developer machines

The following machines are available to developers:

  1. paer.debian.org - maintained by DSA (Matt Taggart and dann frazier local admins), connectivity via HP.

Port maintainers

The Debian port is maintained by the following developers, who are familiar with arch-specific issues for this port

  1. LaMont Jones

  2. Matthew Wilcox
  3. Randolph Chung
  4. Kyle ?McMartin

  5. Jeff Bailey
  6. Thibaut Varene

Users

The port is being actively used at the following sites:

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  1. HP's Linux lab uses at least one production lab machine with >40 users

  2. popcon = 44 machines, assume 44 users

Popcon indicates 44 users of the architecture as at 2005-10-08. 44 individual machines + a machine at HP with 40 users on it > 50 needed for release qualification.

Installer

The installer is being maintained by Richard Hirst and it's currently working effectively. Successful installation reports are available at: bugs.debian.org

Upstream support

Upstream support is provided by:

Archive coverage and Autobuilder support

Archive cleanliness

The port builds from unmodified Debian source.

Autobuilders

The following machines run buildds for the port:

Vetoes

The security team have noted the following problems in supporting the architecture:

The Debian admin team have noted the following problems in supporting the architecture:

The release team have noted the following problems in supporting the architecture:


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