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New build machine
- Subject: New build machine
- From: reigncracks at hotmail.com (Mezz bsdforums.org)
- Date: Sun Apr 6 22:46:42 2003
>On Sun, 2003-04-06 at 19:08, Mezz bsdforums.org wrote:
> > >Cisco has generously donated a machine to me to do build tests with
> > >(only they don't really know it). I'll get things setup this week if I
> > >have time. I'll create -STABLE and -CURRENT jails. Anyone interested
> > >in receiving failure logs, let me know what port(s) you're interested
> > >in.
> > I am insteresting for receive the failure logs as what you have and
> > relating to Gnome2 stuff. It's just for if I happen can help on
> > that I can solve, before you do. :-)
>Well, that's pretty much what this machine will be doing. I am willing
>to add others' GNOME-related ports, but it isn't a fast machine: PIII
>650 w/ ATA 33 drive and 512 MB of RAM.
> > Is there somewhere I can find to read more about tinderbox? Right now,
> > can find is http://people.freebsd.org/~mike/tinderbox.html .. But, I
> > like to have sort of how-to like handbook? I have a machine that is
> > fast and I am planning to switch my desktop machine to server desktop
> > sometime when I get a new case. Current, I don't have case for it
> > shipped) and it has awful a lot of dust inside and need to avoid cats to
> > in it when I move to the different place.
>I'd like to find a good set of howtos and scripts myself. I'm planning
>on building it from scratch with jail and some Perl scripts. I know des
>has one for building the src tree. I may have a look at that.
Cool, if you are creating something by scratch, can you post it somewhere?
So far what I have found following:
(plain/quickly/dirty guide for FreeBSD)
Just show you in case if there's something useful.
> > When, I switch and I am more happy to enable everything on debug mode
> > (include -CURRENT), allow you have a shell account if you like to. It
> > happen soon, but sometime within lesser than two months.
> > My personal server machine is:
> > MSI K7 Master-S MS6341-030 266 DDR 6341-S
> > AMD AthlonXP 2000+/266 FSB
> > 256MB 32x64 PC2100 DDR RAM (2x = 512mb)
> > 36gigs ST-336706LW, Ultra160 SCSI Wide, 10k rpm (Seagate Cheetah)
> > It was on sale, I bought all them together only for around $750 include
> > Antec workstation case with cheap 8mb video card and free shipment like
> > year ago or so.
>Nice. Your machine will definitely beat mine.
Yup, it is.. My machine usually finish the build of kernel+buildworld (w/out
-j) within less than 35 minutes, while my desktop machine took hours and
> > Cheers,
> > Mezz
> > >Joe
> > >--
> > >Joe Marcus Clarke
> > >FreeBSD GNOME Team :: marcus_(_at_)_FreeBSD_(_dot_)_org
> > >http://www.FreeBSD.org/gnome
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