Aaron Sullivan announced on the Rackspace Blog that you can now get your own Barreleye system! What’s great is that the code for the Barreleye platform is upstream in the op-build project, which means you can build your own firmware for them (just like garrison, the “IBM S822LC for HPC” system I blogged about a few days ago).
Remarkably, to build an image for the host firmware, it’s eerily similar to any other platform:
git clone --recursive https://github.com/open-power/op-build.git cd op-build . op-build-env op-build barreleye_defconfig op-build
…and then you wait. You can cross compile on x86.
Hopefully, someone involved in OpenBMC can write on how to build the BMC firmware.