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 :-)