What is the openSUSE IA64 Factory Distribution?
The Factory Distribution is the current state of the development for the next SUSE Linux distribution. While the IA64 port is not currently slated to be an official SUSE Linux release, the openSUSE IA64 Factory Distribution allows access to the IA64 build of it. More information is available on the Factory Distribution wiki page.
The IA64 port builds from the same code base as the other openSUSE architectures.
It is synced nightly with the main openSUSE mirror.
Yes, you can mirror it with drpmsync via:
drpmsync oss.sgi.com:8888/Factory-IA64 some_directory
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