I just got hold of a spare Challenge S Series(R5000) I was
going to attempt putting SGI/Linux on. I know the porting is
basicaly geared for the Indy's but I was going to muck with it
a bunch. Then I just saw this post and was wondering if there
was any quick, good heads-up for these machines.
>> I tried to compile the latest sources for an Indigo R4k .. with minimal
> Did you modify the load address of the kernel? Indy kernels are by
> default linked for address 0x88002000 because the Indy has a 128mb
> hole in it's address space there. I assumes (wje???) that your box
> has it's memory mapped from 0x80000000 upwards, so this would only
> work if you actually have that more than 128mb ...