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Re: Milo release (nop not yet but very soon:)

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Subject: Re: Milo release (nop not yet but very soon:)
From: Systemkennung Linux <linux@mailhost.uni-koblenz.de>
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 1996 15:14:48 +0100 (MET)
In-reply-to: <199601121210.NAA17577@bandsept.univ-evry.fr> from "Stoned Elipot" at Jan 12, 96 01:10:33 pm
Hi all,

> First, Ralf you impress me !! 

Thanks :-)

> A new version of milo is about to be seen in "beta-test" before
> going to be 0.26 release: major change -> the famous New Argument
> Passing Scheme, which - I believe, as Ralf convinced me :) - will
> allow us to have a general way of passing any kind of data between
> Milo and the kernel, or even between any bootloader that would have to
> be written for not-yet-known (or Dec?? ;) Mips boxes and the kernel.  

Yes, there will be another box.  Some company promised to send me a
Vr4300 based board :-)

> So patches on last Ralf kernel sources - as long as 1.2.11 - a "beta"
> milo 0.26 are to be expected at the same time on ftp.fnet.fr : then I
> hope Ralf will be kind enought :) to release any subsequent kernel
> with the NASP support (bootinfo struct will not be supported anymore)
> and well a milo 0.26 will be out after 2 or 3 successfull test on
> boxes (mostly to be sure that I didn't wrong stuff by reporting boxes
> bootinfo stuff to the NASP tags).

No Problem - just send me a copy of your NAPS stuff so that I can make
shure that MIlo 0.26 and Linux really will fit together.

> Next step for the NASP: throw out the 8x16.c from the kernel. I'll
> try to put that in 0.26 and the kernel patches I'm tuning... 
> 
> *Well*, this message is intended to call for patches on milo, if any
> are sleeping around - after 6 month without a release :)

Good software rarely needs updates :-)

   Ralf

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