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RE: Current CVS checkout on DECstations ...

To: Michael Engel <engel@math.uni-siegen.de>
Subject: RE: Current CVS checkout on DECstations ...
From: Harald Koerfgen <Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>
Date: Tue, 05 Oct 1999 18:11:49 +0200 (MEST)
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <199910042232.AAA20378@jordan.numerik.math.uni-siegen.de>
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Reply-to: "Harald Koerfgen" <Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>
Sender: harry@franz.no.dom
On 04-Oct-99 Michael Engel wrote:
> Does anyone else experience problems with the current 2.3.10 CVS
> kernel on a DECstation ? The kernel builds fine (make netboot - some
> tweaking was required to get the fb device drivers in...) but hangs in
> arch/mips/dec/boot/decstation.c
> in line 78:
>         memcpy((void *)k_start, &_ftext, len);
> 
> This is the point where the kernel image is relocated. decstation.c
> didn't change from my working 2.2.1 kernel tree, so s.th. else must
> be wrong ... any ideas ?

Good that you remind me, Michael. arch/mips/dec/boot is obsolete and should be
removed from the CVS.

Try "make boot" instead and have look into arch/mips/boot.
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Regards,
Harald

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