> Not at all. David did invest quite a lot of work into the low level mm
> stuff and did a nice job in un-disgustifing (head.S ...) the code.
Yes, I noticed some of this in 2.1.14... well done David!
> Some of the changes:
> - IRIX binary compatility code is in.
Run IRIX binaries on the DECStation... that'd be cute! :-)
> - massive cleanup; lots of code has been moved around.
More moves than were in 2.1.14?
> - Support for R4000/R4400 SC/MC style second level caches. This means
> Linux should now be working (modulo a stupid bug that kills all machines
> that are wireing TLB entries on startup.) for machines like the
> Mips Magnum 4000SC and the Millenium.
Cool! Now all I need to do is be able to boot my Magnum 4000SC via the
MIPS proprietary boot protocol in BIG ENDIAN mode so I don't need an HD or a
> - Linus' patches upto 2.1.36 applied. Kernel NFS server is my favourite
> inovation :-)
> > Please tell me you won't do another release for a little while... so I can
> > get things stable on the DS's again and send you the code... :-)
> Oh, I'm just waiting for Linus to release 2.1.37. Even more more fun :-)
> The good news for you is that I'll be in the Silicon Valley next week,
> so use this week ;-)
Can you reveal to the anxious audience what you'll be doing in that fun
part of the world?? :-)
> (If that shock was to hard for you I owe you a beer. En Bruxelles avec
> notres amis Luc et Stoned ;-)
Sounds good to me! I should find out when/where the next European High
Performance Computing conference is so I can get back to Europe. It may
even be in France or Germany this time so you don't have to drive for 8 hours
to get to Bruxelles! It would also be nice to see notres amis Luc et Stoned,
and find out what they've been up to...
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