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Re: working 2.1.36 on magnum/m700 ?

Subject: Re: working 2.1.36 on magnum/m700 ?
From: Thomas Bogendoerfer <>
Date: Sun, 1 Jun 1997 21:23:27 +0200 (MEST)
In-reply-to: <> from Systemkennung Linux at "Jun 1, 97 05:51:25 pm"
> > Before I'll start to find the problem with 2.1.36, I want to know, if
> > anybody has a working 2.1.36 kernel for Mips Magnum boards or Olivetti M700.
> > When I try to boot 2.1.36 it stops after milo printed "Launching kernel",
> > no console initialisation, nothing. Any hints ?
> There is something wrong with Milo on M700 only as it looks.  My guess is
> the malloc().

I tried 0.27 and 0.27.1 both failed, but they didn't crash. 0.27 still works
for me with an older kernel (2.1.1). Running milo -d also indicates that it
is a kernel problem not a milo problem. I guess it's related to the
console changes in 2.1.x.


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