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Re: DECstation Linux NFS root image available.

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Subject: Re: DECstation Linux NFS root image available.
From: Richard van den Berg <R.vandenBerg@inter.NL.net>
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 1999 14:23:12 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Harald Koerfgen <Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>
In-reply-to: <199901171747.SAA07490@sparta.research.kpn.com>
Hello Karel,

On Sun, 17 Jan 1999, Karel van Houten wrote:

> Hello DECstation hackers,
> 
> News from this weekend:
> 
> 1. I've uploaded a first version of a DECstation NFS root image
>    to http://www.xs4all.nl/~vhouten/decroot.tgz
>    It works with Haralds 2.1.121 kernel on my 5000/260.
>    Download it, and give it a try. Comments welcome!

It doesn't work with 2.1.131 on my 25 and 133... but it looks like that's
caused by other reasons, see my other post for details.

> 2. Haralds patch to reset.c works! Now the kernel returns control
>    to the PROM when halt or reboot is called.

Is that patch included with 2.1.131? 2.1.131 doesn't return control to
the PROM when halted.

Regards,
Richard

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