Howto updated so it show how to take a system currently running IRIX and
get it to a point where it is running Linux. I know it isn't truly
development work, but Ive been stuck with a non-functional Indy for most
of a month.My problems seem to be related to trying to NFS boot off of a
remote XFS file system but I could be wrong. I haven't grabbed the
latest kernel to try so that could resolve my issue.
Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> Here is a preliminary task list of things that should be done for a
> complete Linux/MIPS port, right now it includes by personal favorites
> and I am working on some of those bits, but some of the other can be
> done now, I have a copy of this at:
>  Get more userland programs compiled in RPM form
>  Merging the latest GNU libc releases.
>  Get the X libraries compiled.
>  Getting SGI mouse to work.
>  Test the STREAMS implementation of the mouse.
>  Figure why init is setting the sigprocmask to a value different
> from 0. This disables the debugger (SIGTRAP is disabled for
> all child processes).
>  Getting IRIX X server to accept connections.
> Please, send me additions to this list.
Eric Kimminau System Engineer
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