[Libre-soc-dev] ls180 update

Jean-Philippe Turcotte jp2k5 at hotmail.com
Mon Apr 19 13:43:42 BST 2021

> https://doc.fed4fire.eu/getanaccount.html
> jean-phillipe can you sign up there, then request to join the project named
> "libre-soc"?


> i am trusting you not to screw with these machines if we are granted
> access, e.g. don't use them for bitcoin mining like some russian scientists
> did a few years back.

Thank you for your trust. Yeah, that would be illegal. But I do swear to abide by the platform’s terms.

Do we know what kind of resources we will get?

> you will still need cocotb, verilator, etc. etc. and this git repo:
> https://git.libre-soc.org/?p=soc-cocotb-sim.git;a=summary
> which needs documenting.

Oh, that will be fun. :P

> ssh.  brain-dead-simple.  list the hosts in an env variable
> (DISTCC_HOSTS). copy ssh keys to each host.  export CC=distcc.  it
> really couldn't get any simpler.
> https://linux.die.net/man/1/distcc

That does seem simple, although I will have to learn how SSH works, which I need to do anyway. The only downside is that I will have to spawn VMs manually or learn how to use containers.


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