Building Firefox for ppc64le

Firefox has bitrotted on PowerPC a little. I installed an Ubuntu 18.04 (and then upgraded to the in-development 18.10) ppc64le on a Power9 workstation, and attempted to run Firefox 61. It crashed (trimmed backtrace):

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Using QEMU to boot OpenBMC ASPEED kernel

The LTC team at IBM have created a useful model of the ASPEED BMC SoCs and upstreamed it to QEMU. If you’re on a recent distro, you can skip building it and sudo apt-get install qemu-system-arm instead.

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Jekyll container

This blog uses jekyll-now, which I found in a search for a method to have a simple blog. The highlight is it provides instructions for you to create and edit the blog using the Github interface.

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