On Sun, Mar 28, 1999 at 01:30:29PM -0500, Ryan Rafferty wrote:
> However, after the "freeing unused memory" and "mounting root" messages
> the boot process halts without starting INIT. I believe that is because I
> am using the old root-2 disk image plus some older RPMS for a boot disk;
> am I correct in assuming that I need to update the root image for use with
> newer kernels? If so, can I use the RPMS from
> intel.cleveland.lug.net:/pub/Mipsel/RPMS (compiled for the Cobalt Qube) or
> must I use the RPMS for DECStations?
These RPMS should work just fine.
Could you try to press the magic hotkeys <right-alt>+<ScrLk> and
<right-ctrl>+<scrLk> and mail me the printout if that still works?
> Once I get a working userland I will try to find the source for the Linux
> framebuffer X-server and see if it compiles on MIPS (or has this already
> been accomplished?). Between FB compatibility on the G364 provided by
> Thomas and the standard PS/2 mouse on the Magnum I hope to have X running
> smoothly soon.
The X stuff from the M700 should work just fine - after all the M700 is
just a Magnum clone.