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Gentoo Linux HPPA Development


1.  Project Description

Gentoo/HPPA is a Gentoo project designed to bring the Gentoo GNU/Linux operating system to the HP Precision Architecture platforms. Gentoo/HPPA aims to provide a usable computing environment for your various HPPA related endeavours. Since hardware graphics support for Linux is rare in HPPA computers, the project focuses on server usage.

2.  Developers

Developer Nickname Role
Guy Martin gmsoft Lead ( Gentoo/HPPA )
Jeroen Roovers jer Member ( Security )
Mike Frysinger vapier Member ( Developer )

All developers can be reached by e-mail using

3.  Herds

The Gentoo HPPA project maintains the following herds:

Herd Members Description
hppa gmsoft, jer, vapier HPPA specific packages

4.  Project notes

If you need help, want to help, have some problems, or if you just want to speak with us, join #gentoo-hppa on We are always happy if someone report us a successful installation and always ready to help if you got problems.

On the other hand, if you discover a bug please fill a bug report in our Bugzilla.

A mailing list is available, too. To subscribe, visit

5.  Current project status

Gentoo/HPPA is a security supported architecture. It runs pretty stable.


Summary: The Gentoo HPPA project provides the Gentoo GNU/Linux operating system to the HP Precision Architecture platform.

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