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Re: Please help - need a 4600 no L2 cache kernel asap

To: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Subject: Re: Please help - need a 4600 no L2 cache kernel asap
From: "Andrew O'Brien" <andrewo@cse.unsw.edu.au>
Date: Fri, 2 Jan 1998 06:59:54 +0000 (GMT)
Cc: SGI/Linux mailing list <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.95.980102003631.24450B-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca>
Reply-to: andrewo@cse.unsw.edu.au
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Fri, 2 Jan 1998, Alex deVries wrote:

> 
> On Fri, 2 Jan 1998, Andrew O'Brien wrote:
> > I need to do some benchmarking on a SGI/Linux platform (an INDY) and I
> > haven't been able to set up the cross-compilation environment correctly
> > due to many factors. The benchmarks are needed by mid next week, so this
> > is a kinda urgent call for help :) 
> 
> Is there any reason the binaries on ftp.linux.sgi.com won't work?

Yep - they were compiled assuming that a L2 cache was present - hence when
it tries to flush the cache during init, the system hangs horribly.

I wasn't the only one to be hit by this so I'm sure there is a binary
floating around somewhere :)

cya

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