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Re: I am planning to port it to a NEC MIPS handheld device

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Subject: Re: I am planning to port it to a NEC MIPS handheld device
From: Warner Losh <imp@harmony.village.org>
Date: Sat, 17 Apr 1999 21:46:45 -0600
Cc: Toong See Wan <seewan@surreal.com.sg>
In-reply-to: Your message of "Sat, 17 Apr 1999 17:18:17 +0800." <371851D9.987732@surreal.com.sg>
References: <371851D9.987732@surreal.com.sg>
In message <371851D9.987732@surreal.com.sg> Toong See Wan writes:
: I am planning to port linux to handheld machine runing on MIPS CPU. How
: should i start?

You'll need a boot loader.

Once you have a boot loader, you'll need to add support for the
caching methods used by the Vr41xx (or the Phillips or Toshiba part).
You'll then need to write drivers for all the embedded devices that
live inside the CPU.

Warner

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