Thus spake Alex deVries:
> 1. What's a good kernel to use for this, and can someone tell me where I
> can find a pre-compiled version of it? I suspect until the problems on
> 2.1.45 are fixed, newbies should be using something older.
I use a slightly-out-of-date version of 2.1.43 from the CVS tree.
> 2. Could someone either produce an RPM for an xcompiling gcc host=i386
> target=mips-linux, or send me a tarball? I'd be happy to make it into an
> RPM. Same goes for binutils.
Grab the stuff off of neon or linus from the crossdev directory.
> 3. Exactly what hardware will this run on? All I've heard thus far is
> work on SGI Indy's.
I think that's it. Whatever Ariel ships you should work, though.
> 4. Can someone tell me about how to configure an Indy to boot via bootp? I
> don't yet have access to manuals.
Configure your bootp server (see the config on neon for details)
correctly, and then:
Hit ESC for maintenance (heh)
5 for boot prompt.
boot -f bootp()blahblah
("blahblah" can be any string...it figures everything out from the
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