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Re: Is Magnum 4000 supported?

To: Tatsuya Nakamura <tatsuya@na.kubota.co.jp>
Subject: Re: Is Magnum 4000 supported?
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 1998 19:31:18 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr, linux-mips@vger.rutgers.edu
In-reply-to: <19980220213337L.tatsuya@na.kubota.co.jp>; from Tatsuya Nakamura on Fri, Feb 20, 1998 at 09:33:37PM +0900
References: <19980219004750.26917@uni-koblenz.de> <19980220213337L.tatsuya@na.kubota.co.jp>
On Fri, Feb 20, 1998 at 09:33:37PM +0900, Tatsuya Nakamura wrote:

> I got the ftp://ftp.linux.sgi.com/pub/test/vmlinux-magnum-971229.gz
> file.
> It was uploaded by Mr.Thomas, and he using this kernel on Olivetti
> M700.

In theory it should work, modulo the R4000SC bugs, see below.

> But, when I used this kernel, only appear the "Launching kernel..."
> message.
> 
> ralf> Question: do you know if you have a Magnum 4000SC?  The SC CPU version 
> is
> ralf> quite a bit faster but the support for it is broken in the kernels 
> you've
> ralf> tested.
> My system is Magnum 4000SC-50.
> R4000SC CPU does not supported?

Basically it is supported; it's just that the code for it is buggy.  I've
made some fixes but I don't have the time to publish 'em.

> ralf> What resolution is you machine running at?  Milo and the kernel
> ralf> only support the lowres mode (1024 x 768).
> Resolution setting is 1024x768.
> 
> I'm using Milo 0.27.1.
> And milo show the "Launching Kernel...".
> My system's setting is may be good.

Yes, seems to be so.

  Ralf

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