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Re: Linux/SGI coming

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Subject: Re: Linux/SGI coming
From: Systemkennung Linux <linux@mailhost.uni-koblenz.de>
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 1996 12:02:27 +0200 (MET DST)
In-reply-to: <199604252215.PAA11845@neteng.engr.sgi.com> from "Larry McVoy" at Apr 25, 96 03:15:50 pm
Hi all,

>       some reinforcements are showing up soon.

A dream comes true ...  No more me who writes almost all that code ...

                                                  SGI has hired David
> Miller, the guy that did most of the work on sparc linux, to come in
> as a summer intern and try and do the same for SGI machines.  SGI is
> being pretty cooperative with this, in terms of supplying information
> and equipment for David to work on.  *All* results will be GPLed (SGI
> will retain ownership so we can use it under a different copyright if
> we want) and all results will go out to the net.
> 
>       We will want to cooperate and coordinate with the existing
> Linux/MIPS team, seeing as you have accomplished so much already.
> I'm not sure how much overlap there is, since the SGI devices are probably
> different than the MIPS pc style devices, and the byteorder is different,
> but I'll bet there is a lot.
> 
>       Please add David Miller, davem@caip.rutgers.edu, to this alias so he 
> can be made aware of your efforts.

Dave and some of his Sparc collegues are subscribed since quite some time
to this list.

   Ralf

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