Category Archives: mips

arm/cobalt binary repos and free candy for everyone

The tinderbox current pkg count is at 6517 packages across 66 repos now. If anybody has a package or profile request to be added to the tinderbox please feel free to let me know.


I added another binary repo to the tinderbox. This time it’s for the default-linux/arm/ profile. The build host is an arm netwinder and is so incredibly slow to build on it’s not funny, (a PDA would be faster) but I gotta take one for the team if I want good coverage of all the profiles. This repo for sure wont be pure arch or ~arch either.

Processor       : StrongARM-110 rev 4 (v4l)
BogoMIPS        : 185.54
Features        : swp half 26bit fastmult 
CPU implementer : 0x44
CPU architecture: 4
CPU variant     : 0x0
CPU part        : 0xa10
CPU revision    : 4

Hardware        : Rebel-NetWinder
Revision        : 59ff
Serial          : 00000000000020f9
             total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:           123         93         30          0          4         53
-/+ buffers/cache:         35         88
Swap:         1043         15       1028
Portage 2.1_rc1-r3 (default-linux/arm, gcc-3.4.6, glibc-2.3.6-r3, armv4l)


I was starting the initial mipsel rsync repo transfer when the raq2.mips box locked up. I don’t think anybody from the OSL will be able to reboot it anytime today so I’ll probably delete whatever I have and wait for another day and another kernel. Boxes freezing up while simply transferring files is never good.

I noticed the icons on were not loading after the migration to the new box so I updated those with the same eye candy ones I used on the tinderbox. Looks pretty sweet imo. Hopefully nobody will bitch about it being nice.

cross compiling kernels
Still on my todo list. I really don’t have a clean way yet to map blindly which kernels I want to build using what options. Maybe next weekend.