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Re: Mipsel FTP Archive

To: James Douma <jdouma@ivs.com>, linux-mips@fnet.fr
Subject: Re: Mipsel FTP Archive
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 1998 19:13:28 -0600
In-reply-to: <3659ECA2.18847758@ivs.com>; from James Douma on Mon, Nov 23, 1998 at 11:15:46PM +0000
References: <Pine.LNX.3.96.981122210746.968B-100000@intel.cleveland.lug.net> <3659ECA2.18847758@ivs.com>
On Mon, Nov 23, 1998 at 11:15:46PM +0000, James Douma wrote:

> I believe that the default setup for the Cobalt boxes is MIPS I&II.  The
> processor that they ship with supports III&IV as well, but none of the
> software uses III+, the kernel is not configured to support III+, and
> none of the tools generate III+.

The tools can generate MIPS III, it's just that that is neither supported in
a o32 environment nor do I believe would bring a significant advantage
for their workload which isn't fp intensive.

  Ralf

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