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(Fwd) Re: It booooooooooots!

To: Mike Shaver <shaver@neon.ingenia.ca>
Subject: (Fwd) Re: It booooooooooots!
From: "Alistair Lambie" <alambie@wellington.sgi.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 1997 11:42:21 +0000
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Ooops, reply all!

--- Forwarded mail from <alambie@windy.wellington.sgi.com> ("Alistair Lambie")

From: "Alistair Lambie" <alambie@windy.wellington.sgi.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 1997 11:40:38 +0000
To: "William J. Earl" <wje@fir.esd.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: It booooooooooots!

On Apr 9, 11:38am, William J. Earl wrote:
> Subject: Re: It booooooooooots!
> Mike Shaver writes:
>  > >> boot -f bootp()neon.ingenia.ca:/vmlinux
>  > Setting $netaddr to 205.207.220.72 (from server neon.ingenia.ca)
>  > Obtaining /vmlinux from server neon.ingenia.ca
>  > PROMLIB: SGI ARCS firmware Version 1 Revision 10
>  > PROMLIB: Total free ram 65208320 bytes (63680K,62MB)
>  > Loading R4000 MMU routines.
>  > CPU REVISION IS: 00002310
> ...
>
>     Congratulations -- quick work.
>
> ...
>  > Checking for 'wait' instruction...  unavailable.
> ...
>
>      This appears to be a bug.  The R5000 does have the wait instruction.

I don't think David ever worked on an R5000.  The only platforms were R4600 &
R4400...soooo, there may be some issues to be resolved.

Cheers, Alistair

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Alistair Lambie                                     alambie@wellington.sgi.com
Silicon Graphics New Zealand                              SGI Voicemail: 56791
Level 5, Walsh Wrightson Tower,                             Ph: +64-4-802 1455
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Alistair Lambie                                     alambie@wellington.sgi.com
Silicon Graphics New Zealand                              SGI Voicemail: 56791
Level 5, Walsh Wrightson Tower,                             Ph: +64-4-802 1455
94-96 Dixon St, Wellington, NZ                             Fax: +64-4-802 1459

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