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To: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Subject: Cool
From: Jeremy John Welling <jwelling@engin.umich.edu>
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 1998 01:45:58 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.96.980924123140.20033F-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
I agree a complete working port for Indy should be the first priority.  I
haven't been following this port till recently.  But now I'm running it on
my Indy.  Very cool.  I haven't seen too many congrats to the core team on
this list, but good job people!  Thanks for the hard work.

Jeremy Welling

On Thu, 24 Sep 1998, Alex deVries wrote:

> 
> On Thu, 24 Sep 1998, Jeremy John Welling wrote:
> > What is the next architecture sgi/linux will be ported to?  Indigo2 r4kXZ?  
> > What is the status of the newport Xserver? What is the best place to get
> > specific hardware info?  Has anyone started on the Indy XZ graphics?  
> 
> This is an interesting question, and I for one would much rather see
> things like the graphics for Newport and audio working on the INdy before
> we start off on other things like the Indigo2.
> 
> But, i've been thinking for awhile that an Indigo2 port would be the next
> box to target... i suppose there's no harm in looking at both machines
> concurrently.
> 
> Getting docs on the Indigo2 would be quite important for a successful
> port, though.  That would require SGI's help, and I can see them being a
> lot more open to it if we got the Indy completely supported first.
> 
> - Alex
> 
> 


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