On Tue, Dec 16, 1997 at 11:36:08AM +0100, Joachim Schmitz wrote:
> I'm new to this list and currently trying to setup my Indy for Linux.
> For a start I tried just to boot vmlinux-970916-efs and vmlinux-2.1.67
> ... without success. Both boots ends up with:
> boot vmlinux-2.1.67
> PROMLIB: SGI ARCS firmware Version 1 Revision 10
> PROMLIB: Total free ram 64376832 bytes (62868k,61MB)
> ARCH: SGI-IP22
> CPU: MIPS-R4600 FPU<MIPS-R4600FPC> ICACHE DCACHE
> Loading R4000 MMU routines.
> CPU revision is: 00002020
> Primary ICACHE 16k (linesize 32 bytes)
> Primary DCACHE 16k (linesize 32 bytes)
> R4600/R5000 SCACHE size 0K linesize 32 bytes
That's the problem, there is a kernel bug which prevents Linux from
working on R4600/R5000 Indys without second level cache. My next
kernel release will fix that.