> Can someone give me some info on what has been done or needs to be done to
> have a 100% self hosting Linux development suite on MIPS? Last I checked,
> it was missing the loader & rld. Is that still true? If so, do we know
> why it is hard? I have someone that may be willing to fix this if it is
> still a problem. Thanks.
The development suite is fully useable for bootstrapping itself. Check
the little endian rpm packages on my workstation kernel.panic.julia.de;
they all were built from unchanged RedHat 4.1 source packages and use
Aside of a possibility to load the kernel from an ext2fs filesystem the
most urgent thing we need currently is debugging, debugging ...
Things look different if we're talking about 64bit. Last time I checked
with the Kazumoto Koshima who did a 64bit Hurd port to Sony NeWS the
64bit linker was still not what I'd call reliable ...