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Re: Arcsystem keyboard?

To: Eric Jorgensen <alhaz@xmission.com>
Subject: Re: Arcsystem keyboard?
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@uni-koblenz.de>
Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2000 18:55:12 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <E12QCQ3-0005kO-00@xmission.xmission.com>
References: <20000301164149.D2017@uni-koblenz.de> <E12QCQ3-0005kO-00@xmission.xmission.com>
On Wed, Mar 01, 2000 at 09:56:14AM -0700, Eric Jorgensen wrote:

>       Oh, no kernel yet. i was hoping someone had pointers to the best
> source for that sort of thing, also maybe a milo howto, or, whatever it is
> that boots arc based mips systems. 

Milo is dead.  Just run ``make vmlinux.ecoff'' and you'll get an ECOFF
kernel which ARC can run directly.

>       To start I've downloaded the mips-el tarballs off
> ftp.linux.sgi.com, tho it does look like the magnum kernel image there is
> pretty old. 

Yes, but mostly because we don't regularly update the binaries due to
lazyness.  Btw, the M700 is a Magnum clone, you can try it's kernel.

>       Is this going to be similar to ARC based axp systems, where i need
> a small fat16 partition for booting? 

Yes, the Alpha people did copy that :-)

  Ralf

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