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Re: What kernel to use to install RH on a R4400 ?

To: Chad Carlin <chad@roctane.dallas.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: What kernel to use to install RH on a R4400 ?
From: Jonas Vis <jonas@bigblue.frungy.se>
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 1999 21:26:08 +0100 (CET)
Cc: Alexander Graefe <nachtfalke@usa.net>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <36B74206.8E63A799@roctane.dallas.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Hi

I`m having the same problem on my Indy(R4400). The kernel boots ok, but
after the remote root-nfs is mounted it dies with something about irq
request handler. I`m using a PC running Linux to boot from.


//Jonas

On Tue, 2 Feb 1999, Chad Carlin wrote:

> Alexander,
> 
> I'm having similar problems with my R4400. I was trying to boot from
> another Indy. Now I went and got a PC and loaded linux on it. This
> should put my config as much like everyone elses as I can make it.
> Will try the boot later tonight.
> 
> I've asked this list for anyone else running linux on an R4400. I've
> gotten no responses. You and I may be the only ones.
> 
> Chad
> 
> Alexander Graefe wrote:
> 
> > Hi.
> >
> > I got as far as booting Linux via bootp on my Indy, but after the
> > remote root-fs is mounted, the kernel dies with an "Aieee" and
> > something about irq request handler.
> >
> > I tried booting with the 2.1.131-Kernel from ftp.linux.sgi.com, but
> > that one doesn't try to mount the root-fs via NFS.
> >
> > What kernel should I use to actually see a prompt on my Indy ?
> >
> > Bye,
> >         LeX, determined to get Linux on there :)
> > --
> > Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum viditur.
> 
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