Whats the staus of SPARC CPU jobs?

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Message 113228 - Posted: 4 Dec 2023, 23:22:32 UTC

Hello. I got a SUN FIRE V440
Running Debian 12 looking for a job.
Is there a list on what project support what cpu architecture ?
Or is it just ARM and AMD64?

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Message 113229 - Posted: 5 Dec 2023, 0:23:03 UTC

Most projects now only support x-64 (64 bit) computing. You don't mention if your hardware & OS is 32 or 64 bit.

Below is a link to the official BOINC PROJECTS LIST
https://boinc.berkeley.edu/projects.php

Someone more familiar with your hardware and OS will have to chime in here as I'm guessing you might be able to run *some* projects using the alternate/anonymous platform with special compiled apps for those few projects.
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Message 113231 - Posted: 5 Dec 2023, 16:09:21 UTC - in response to Message 113229.  

I should have mentioned, Debians Sparc port is 64 bit
My Sun Fire is a Ultra Sparc cpu based.

Its old, but it warm my room during this cold winter
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Message 113232 - Posted: 5 Dec 2023, 17:57:16 UTC

A handful of projects had applications for the Sun Fire CPUs, where the application was ported and built by a user, but he's no longer maintaining them, or the projects can't use the applications anymore due to incompatibilities, or the projects died out.
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Message 113233 - Posted: 5 Dec 2023, 19:03:32 UTC - in response to Message 113232.  

A handful of projects had applications for the Sun Fire CPUs, where the application was ported and built by a user, but he's no longer maintaining them, or the projects can't use the applications anymore due to incompatibilities, or the projects died out.

Aw thats a shame.

Thank you all for taking your time to answer my question.
If there are other ways to contribute with my SunFire let me know
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