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Re: DECstation: linux-2.1.99 is out!

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Subject: Re: DECstation: linux-2.1.99 is out!
From: Harald Koerfgen <harald.koerfgen@netcologne.de>
Date: Sat, 06 Jun 1998 11:41:24 +0200 (MEST)
In-reply-to: <199806051319.PAA01088@sparta.research.kpn.com>
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Reply-to: "Harald Koerfgen" <harald.koerfgen@netcologne.de>
Sender: harry@franz.no.dom
Hi,

On 05-Jun-98 Houten K.H.C. van (Karel) wrote:
> 
> Hi Harald.
> 
> I tried your new kernel, using just your configuration (even r3000 cpu)
> 
> This was what I got:
> 
> ==========================================================================
> KN05 V2.1k    (PC: 0xa002cab8, SP: 0xffffdeb0)
> 
>>>boot 3/tftp
> 
> -tftp boot(3), bootp.139.63.193.80:/tftpboot/nbImage.
> -tftp load 875056+3472+97728
> Linux/MIPS DECstation Boot
> Copyright (C) Paul M. Antoine 1995, 1996, 1997
> and others, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
> 
> Found a REX compatible boot PROM
> This DECStation is a DS5000/2x0 with 98304kB RAM
> CPU is a R4400SC with 16kB I-Cache and 16kB D-Cache
> Got the following for the console env. variable: s
> Should set to serial console...
> Will be using PROM console!
> Moving Kernel Image from 80200000 to 80030000
> Launching Kernel ...
> 
> ==========================================================================
> Then I get a reset.
> It looks like you got the CPU detection right!

Well, that doesn't look bad indeed :-).

> I will apend the boot messages from the NetBSD1.3.2 kernel, which is running
> on this machine currently.

[snip]
 
> Next week I want to try a kernel built for a r4x00 cpu. Or do you have
> other suggestions?

No, Karel, this is exactly what you should do.

> Thanks a lot!

Never mind.
 
> Regards,
> Karel.
> 
> -- 
> Karel van Houten     
> KPN Research, The Netherlands
> Internet: K.H.C.vanHouten@research.kpn.com

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Regards,
Harald

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