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 :)
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