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Re: new to sgi linux

To: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Subject: Re: new to sgi linux
From: Brendan Black <ratfink@xtra.co.nz>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 1998 10:40:00 +1200
Cc: Dong Liu <dliu@npiww.com>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Organization: Acess Denied...
References: <199803272025.PAA16215@pluto.npiww.com> <19980327220550.50946@uni-koblenz.de> <199803272159.QAA18195@pluto.npiww.com> <19980328055201.31189@uni-koblenz.de>
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ralf@uni-koblenz.de wrote:
> 
> On Fri, Mar 27, 1998 at 04:59:26PM -0500, Dong Liu wrote:
> 
> >  > > Another thing it didn't get the right capacity of scsi disk.
> >  >
> >  > Are you shure?  Some peopple got fooled by the 1024 vs. 1024 bytes per
> >  > kb isue ...  Or are the numbers way off?
> >
> > This what I got
> >
> > sda: sector size 0 reported, assume 512
> > SCSI device sda: hdwr sector= 512 bytes, Sectors=1 [0 MB][0.0 GB]
> >
> > :=)
> 
> Hmmm...  I speculate we misstreat R4000MC / R4400MC CPUs :-(
> 
> >  > There is a command named ``hinv'' under IRIX.  Can you mail me the 
> > output?
> 
> > FPU: MIPS R4010 Floating Point Chip Revision: 0.0
> > CPU: MIPS R4000 Processor Chip Revision: 3.0
> > Secondary unified instruction/data cache size: 1 Mbyte
> 
> Sigh, was suspecting that.  Actually handling of these CPUs should be
> fixed in current kernels ...
> 
>   Ralf

seeeing I am having exactly the same problem, it might fix me too
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