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Re: Linux Mips for DeskStation

Subject: Re: Linux Mips for DeskStation
From: Systemkennung Linux <>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 1996 08:59:47 +0200 (MET DST)
In-reply-to: <> from "" at Jun 12, 96 01:19:27 am
Hi all,

> I have a DeskStation rPC with an 100MHz R4400, 512KB Cache, 32 Meg RAM, 
> Ethernet Card, and currently a 340 M SCSI drive with NT Workstation loaded.
> The machine sits next to a 486-66 on which I do Linux development. I might be
> interested in configuring a spare drive as Linux MIPS, and doing some 
> testing/ debugging, though probably not real kernel hacking on the 
> DeskStation.
> If the OS is stable and complete enough to serve NFS to the 486, I might
> actually find it useful. (NT Workstation doesn't do NFS).
> Is this thinkable, or am I dreaming?

Well, Linux/MIPS can be used as NFS server.  Unfortunately the rPC port of
the kernel still hasn't reached userland.


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