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Re: MIPS portion of the Linux CE project

To: Mike Klar <wyldfier@iname.com>
Subject: Re: MIPS portion of the Linux CE project
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@uni-koblenz.de>
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 1999 00:06:39 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <000201becf52$048a6840$f325a4d8@ppan.hlb.cable.rcn.com>; from Mike Klar on Fri, Jul 16, 1999 at 02:05:50AM -0400
References: <000201becf52$048a6840$f325a4d8@ppan.hlb.cable.rcn.com>
On Fri, Jul 16, 1999 at 02:05:50AM -0400, Mike Klar wrote:

> I thought I'd let everyone here know that we're ready to actually start
> working on kernel code over at the Linux CE project, but we're having a
> little trouble deciding which kernel branch to start from.  Can someone
> explain to me what's going on in and what the status is of the 2.3.x tree as
> far as MIPS is concerned?  I'm interested in knowing about both the CVS
> repository at linux.sgi.com and the official Linux source tree.

2.3 is working for MIPS; the missing bits for the little endian systems
should by now already have been put in place.

> Linux CE, at least the MIPS portion of it, will be 32-bit little endian, and
> although I can get the 2.2 sources from SGI to compile OK, I'm having some
> trouble with the 2.3 sources for little endian configs.  Meanwhile, I can't
> get the 2.3 (specifically 2.3.10) sources from the official Linux tree to
> compile for any MIPS configuration.

Because the MIPS changes haven't yet been integrated back into Linus'
sources completly.

  Ralf

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