Purpose

The purpose of this page is to demonstrate that kfreebsd-amd64 meets the [http://release.debian.org/lenny_arch_policy.html architecture recertification criteria for lenny].

If some of these requirements are irrelevant or implausible for the port, please add a waiver request indicating why and how this isn't a problem for the arch in bold.

Availability

The architecture is publicly available without NDAs via:

1. [http://www.amd.com/us-en/Processors/ProductInformation/0,,30_118_9331,00.html AMD]

2. [http://www.intel.com/technology/architecture-silicon/intel64/index.htm Intel]

Developer machines

The following machines are available to developers:

  1. asdfasdf.debian.net - maintained by Aurelien Jarno and Gürkan Sengün, connectivity by ETH Zürich, Department of Physics.

Port maintainers

The Debian port is maintained by the following developers, who actively work on architecture specific issues:

  1. Aurelien Jarno
  2. Petr Salinger
  3. Guillem Jover
  4. Robert Millan
  5. Cyril Brulebois

Users

The port is being actively used at the following sites:

  1. [http://io.debian.net/ io.debian.net], with 19 users.

Popcon indicates 3 users of the architecture as at 2007/10/28.

Installer

Debian-Installer is not ported yet. A hacked version of FreeBSD installer is currently used.

Upstream support

Upstream support is provided by:

Archive coverage and Autobuilder support

Archive cleanliness

The port builds from unmodified Debian source. (Except a few packages that are provided separately in a third-party archive.)

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 stable release 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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