> Averyanov Alexander wrote:
> I am trying install Linux to SGI IRIS XS24 with R3000 processor and
> get many problems. This system recognize only ECOFF format for booting
> kernel ( i think).
> And i don't compile kernel for R3000 in this format (and other formats
> too) - many mistakes.
> How i can compile kernel ?
The Linux kernel may be compiled in ELF only. Also, linker for
Linux/MIPS doesn't support ECOFF at all. This feature was dropped
recently because nobody really needs them. The Linux/MIPS kernel sources
contain elf2ecoff, so you may convert ELF images to ECOFF ones. (Don't
forget link your image with -N, current ld/eld2ecoff are buggy.)
> Do you compile kernel for R000 in ECOFF format for me ?
You may cross compile the kernel sources on PCs.
> What computers with R3000 support LINUX?
> This informations very important for me.
Now to my knowlege, DECstations and Bagets. There is also a guy who
ports Linux on his R3081 based box, but I don't know the details.