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Re: 2.0.7 on DS5000/200 ...

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Subject: Re: 2.0.7 on DS5000/200 ...
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@Julia.DE>
Date: Fri, 4 Oct 1996 00:35:06 +0200 (MET DST)
In-reply-to: <199610030852.AA19199@suite.sw.oz.au> from "Paul Antoine" at Oct 3, 96 06:52:42 pm
> > By looking through the startup code I came across some things that 
> > I didn't understand ... I'm still waiting for my copy of Kane's 
> > "MIPS RISC architecture" book
> > (our library has it, but it's currently loaned to s.o. else :().
> 
> You really need a copy of this, though there is a half-way decent
> description of the R3000 architecture in the DEC documentation.

You should also try to make shure that you have a newer edition of the
Kane.  The newer releases also cover the R6000 and R4000 and go more
into the details than the first edition that I'm using.

> > - Am I correct in assuming that the boot monitor already sets up a 
> >   virtual->physical address mapping ? In dec_entry.S a commenct reads

The KSEG0/KSEg1 mappings are wired in the hardware and not setup by the 
firmware.

  Ralf

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