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Re: MIPS R3000 based Bull DPX/prostation

To: Guillaume Proux <gproux@atlas.dnstelecom.fr>
Subject: Re: MIPS R3000 based Bull DPX/prostation
From: Richard van den Berg <R.vandenBerg@inter.NL.net>
Date: Mon, 6 Jul 1998 19:23:25 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <ff06ff70ff26265c4907ff61ffffffffffffa435a0f875@dnstelecom.fr>
On Mon, 6 Jul 1998, Guillaume Proux wrote:

> I have been given such an hardware.
> 
> It is 8 or 9 year old, must not be ARC-compliant (but i really don't know,
> doesn't have a Disk drive)
> have no documentation nor existing OS.

That's really though...

> There is only 2 old 200 Mbytes SCSI HD and an 150 MBytes SCSI Streamer.
> 
> I would love to see Linux run on this but I don't know a word of MIPS
> assembly
> but would like to help!
> 
> How can I run milo since there is no FD and since I don't have any
> documentation
> about the ROM monitor?

Does it resamble any hardware mentioned on http://lena.fnet.fr ? If the
machine is powered on is there a console prompt, maybe after a Ctrl-C.
Perhaps the machine is able to netboot, have a look at
http://decstation.unix-ag.org.

Succes,

Richard

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